Turkish Journal of BotanyThe Flora of Kelkit Valley
Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Education Department of Sciences, 05100, Amasya - TURKEY
Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Biology, 55139 Kurupelit, Samsun - TURKEY
Abstract: The flora of Kelkit Valley was investigated between 1990 and 1993. In the vegetation period, a total of 2800 plant specimens were collected. At the end of the study, 1316 species and subspecies and 519 genera belonging to 105 families were established. Of these, 132 taxa are endemic to Turkey and the ratio is 10.03%. The rates of taxa which are included in certain phytogeographical regions are as follows: Irano-Turanian 14.75%, Euro-Siberian 12.69% and Mediterranean 11.40%.
Key Words: Flora, Kelkit Valley, Tokat, Sivas, Turkey
Turk. J. Bot., 25, (2001), 195-238.
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