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Studying of floristic, life form and chorotype of medicinal plants in Shirvan natural ecosystems
Ghorban-Ali Rasam *, Armin Mashayekhan
Depertment of Plant Production, Shirvan Higher Education Complex , rassammf@yahoo.com
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Investigating and introducing the flora of each area is very important to reconise biological diversity and management of natural resources. For this perpose, in the present study, in the present study, flora, life form and chorology the medicinal species were investigated and introduced. The results showed that totally, there were 125 medicinal species belonged to 100 genera and 33 families in the study area. Lamiaceae family with 19 species, Astraceae family with 15 species, Papilionaceae family with 11 species, Apiaceae and Rosaceae family with 7 species had the highest number of species. The life forms of plants included: hemicryptophytes (48.8%), therophytes (23.2%), chamaeophytes (10.4%), geophytes (9.6%) and phanerophytes (8%). The highest geographical distribution was Irano- Turanian (65.6%). 20 species were identified as endemic and 41 species were threatened. Overall, the flora of the study area had many medicinal plants they of them affects on the economic ouput and reduring the presure on rangelands.

Keywords: Life forms, Shirvan, Flora, Medicinal plant.
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Received: 2015/12/19 | Accepted: 2015/12/19 | Published: 2015/12/19
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Rasam G, Mashayekhan A. Studying of floristic, life form and chorotype of medicinal plants in Shirvan natural ecosystems. PEC. 2015; 3 (6) :27-42
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