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Mehmet Ufuk Özbek


This research was carried out in Kemaliye district which about 158 km south-west of Erzincan province. 1800 plant specimens were collected from the area between 2005-2007. Identification of the specimens revealed the presence of 640 taxa belonging to 315 genera in 80 families. Cryptogamae are 4 taxa, Spermatophyta are 636 taxa (Gymnospermae are 3 taxa, and Angiospermae are 633 taxa). 36 taxa are new records for B7 square. A total of 115 taxa determined in the research area (17,96%) are endemic for Turkey. The scattering ratios of the taxa for the phytogeographical regions are as follows: Irano-Turanian elements are 252 taxa (39,37%), Mediterranean elements are 34 taxa (5,31%), Euro.-Sib. elements are 30 taxa (4,68%), widespread or other taxa which their regions unclarified are 324 (50,62%).

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ÖZBEK, Mehmet Ufuk. FLORA OF KEMALİYE (ERZİNCAN) DISTRICT. Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry, [S.l.], v. 46, n. 4, p. 533-557, jan. 2019. ISSN 1303-5002. Available at: <http://hjbc.hacettepe.edu.tr/index.php/hjbc/article/view/146>. Date accessed: 16 jan. 2019.