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Systematics Section / ASPT

Erdogan, Eyup [1], Kaynak, Gonul [2].

The Flora of the Katirli Mountain (Bursa-Turkey).

This study consists of the flora of the Katirli Mountain located in the northeast of Bursa province. At the end of the study, based on 1800 plant specimens collected from 173 different stations in the research area between 04.04.2003 and 19.06.2005, 331 genera, 428 species, 124 subspecies and 83 varieties belonging to 88 families have been determined. The number of taxa collected is 635. 14 taxa belong to Pteridophyta division, 621 taxa belong to Spermatophyta division. Gymnosperm subdivision has 5 taxa, Angiosperm subdivision has 616 taxa, from which 539 taxa and 77 taxa belong to Dicotyledon and Monocotyledon respectively. The distribution of the taxa according to the phytogeographical regions and their rates; Mediterranean elements 124 (19.5%), Euro-Siberian elements 110 (17.3%), Irano-Turanian Elements 8 (1.3%) and multiregional or unknown originated 393 (61.9%). The number of endemic taxa is 32 and the rate of endemism is 5.03%. Abundant taxa containing families are respectively, Asteraceae (127), Fabaceae (105), Poaceae (37), Lamiaceae (30), Brassicaceae (21), Rosaceae (21). The largest genera are Trifolium (29 taxa), Vicia (19 taxa), Anthemis (14 taxa), Medicago (11 taxa) and Lathyrus (10 taxa). During that study, the new Verbascum L. was identified and introduced to the science world. Moreover at the end of the study, 20 taxa new records were found for A 2 (A) square.


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1 - Balikesir University / Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Balikesir Universitesi, Fen-Edebiyat Fakultesi, Biyoloji Bolumu, Cagis Yerleskesi, Balikesir, 10145, TURKEY
2 - Uludag University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Uludag Universitesi, Fen-Edebiyat Fakultesi, Biyoloji Bolumu, Gorukle Kampusu, Nilufer, Bursa, 16059, TURKEY

Keywords:
Bursa
Flora
Katirli Mountain
Turkey
Verbascum.

Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Sections
Session: CP19
Location: PDR 2/Hilton
Date: Monday, July 9th, 2007
Time: 1:45 PM
Number: CP19003
Abstract ID:1007


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