The flora of the northern part of the Emirdaǧ mountains


Turkish Journal of Botany, vol.28, no.4, pp.369-390, 2004 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Botany
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-390
  • Keywords: Emirdaǧlari, Flora, Turkey
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


This study concerns the flora of the northern part of the Emirdaǧ nountains. According to Davis's grid system, the research area lies in B3 square. Four hundred and ninety-five taxa belonging to 279 genera and 70 families were found after the identification of 754 plant specimens collected from the research area. Forty-seven taxa are new records for the B3 grid square. The rate of endemism is 15.9%. The distribution of taxa within the phytogeographical regions is as follows: Irano-Turanian elements 17.9%, Mediterranean elements, 8.8% and Euro-Siberians 5.4%. Moreover, 67.9% of total taxa are undetermined as far as the phytogeographic area is concerned or cosmopolitan. The largest 3 families are Asteraceae (53 species), Fabaceae (52 species) and Lamiaceae (44 species). The largest 3 genera are Astragalus L. (12 species), Silene L. (9 species) and Salvia L. (8 species).