STUDY OF THE DETERIORATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS IN THE BOUTRABA AREA OF AL-JABAL AL-AKHDAR IN LIBYA

Journal: Environmental Contaminants Reviews (ECR)
Author: Mabroka Sulaiman Mohammad AL-Hammaly

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Doi:10.26480/ecr.02.2022.48.54

ABSTRACT

The study dealt with the deterioration in the vegetation cover for medicinal plants and draining it in the Boutraba region , as it is an area where many plant species are used in the treatment and installation of many types of medicinal drugs , the scope of this study is located within of the Mediterranean climate in the Jabal AL-Akhdar region on the first edge in the north- Eastern Libya, which is known for its abundance of annual plants, in which annual plants are associated with rain, as their number increases with the increase in the amount of rainfall. The vegetation cover in the Boutraba region is characterized by the presence of types of annual herbal plants and longitudinal perennials. The study showed the presence of 10 types of medicinal and aromatic plants distributed over 3 families, 4 genera, de-seeded 1 and covered with seeds. It includes dicotyledonous plants 7 species and contains 7 genera, while monocotyledonous plants, while monocotyledonous plants include one family containing two species and two sexes. Cotyledonous plants include 1 type 1 and contain On genus 1, where the risk of deterioration of the vegetation cover due to natural and human factors led to its deterioration and depletion.

KEYWORDS
green mountain; plant species; Libyan flora; human activities (overgrazing, logging).