Volume 46 - Issue 4 - 533 - 557

Flora of Kemaliye (Erzincan) District

Kemaliye İlçesinin (Erzincan) Florası


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 318 genera in 80 families. Cryptogamae includes 4, Spermatophyta includes 636 taxa (Gymnospermae 3, and Angiospermae 633 taxa). 36 taxa are new records for B7 square. A total of 118 taxa determined in the research area (18,43%) 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 32 taxa (5%), widespread or other taxa which their regions unclarified are 322 (50,31%).



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