Turkish Journal of Botany




This study concerns the flora of the northern part of the Emirdağ 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).


Flora, Emirdağları, Turkey

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