Ethnobotanical aspects of some geophytes from Ergan Mountain, Turkey

Authors

  • Mustafa Korkmaz Department of Biology, Science and Art Faculty, Erzincan University, Erzincan
  • Zennettin Alpaslan Department of Biology, Science and Art Faculty, Erzincan University, Erzincan
  • Nevzat Turgut Department of Biology, Science and Art Faculty, Erzincan University, Erzincan
  • Veli Ilhan Department of Biology, Science and Art Faculty, Erzincan University, Erzincan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v43i3.21604

Keywords:

Ergan mountain, Ethnobotany geophytes, Erzincan

Abstract

The genotypes of Ergan mountain, Erzican, Turkey were studied and documented. A total of 25 taxa belonging to 14 genera and 9 families have been collected in this study. Local name, used plant parts and the ethnobotanical uses of the geophyte - species were determined. Of the recorded taxa, 48% belonged to Irano- Twianian phytogeographic region, 12% to Europe-Siberian region and 4% to Mediterranean region. Five taxa namely, Allium armenum Boiss. & Kotschy, A. sintenisii Freyn, Muscentoiceleste Formin, Fritillaria pinardii Boiss. and Tulipa armena sbusp. Lyia (Baker) Marais recorded from the study area are endemic to Turkey.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v43i3.21604

Bangladesh J. Bot. 43(3): 315-321, 2014 (December)

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2015-01-14

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Korkmaz, M., Alpaslan, Z., Turgut, N., & Ilhan, V. (2015). Ethnobotanical aspects of some geophytes from Ergan Mountain, Turkey. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 43(3), 315–321. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v43i3.21604

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