JEB logo

Journal of Environmental Biology

pISSN: 0254-8704 ; eISSN: 2394-0379 ; CODEN: JEBIDP

About Journal
    Home
    Editor in Chief
    Editorial Board
    Reviewer Panel
    Publication Policies
    Guidelines for Editors
    Guidelines for Reviewers
    Abstracting and Indexing
    Subscription and Payments
    Contact Journal
 
Read Journal
    Current Issue
    Journal Archives
 
For Authors
    Guidelines for Authors
    Terms and Conditions
    Fees and Payments
    Track Paper Status
 
Announcements
    JEB Awards
 

Google Search the Journal web-site:


    Abstract - Issue Jan 2015, 36 (1)                                     Back


nstantaneous and historical temperature effects on a-pinene

Environmental relationships of the vascular flora alongside the

railway tracks between Haydarpaşa and Gebze

(Istanbul-Kocaeli/ Turkey)

 

 

V. Altay1, I.I. Ozyigit2*, E. Osma3, Y. Bakir2, G. Demir4, Z. Severoglu2,5 and C. Yarci2

1Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Department of Biology, Antakya, Hatay- 31040, Turkey

2Marmara University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Department of Biology, Goztepe/Istanbul-34722, Turkey

3Erzincan University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Department of Biology, Erzincan-24100, Turkey

4Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Engineering, Environmental Engineering Department, Besiktas, Istanbul-34353, Turkey

5Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Bishkek-72001, Kyrgyzstan

*Corresponding Author E-mail: ilkozyigit@marmara.edu.tr

 

 

 Publication Data

Paper received:

13 July 2013

 

Revised received:

30 October 2013

 

Re-revised received:

18 June 2014

 

Accepted:

22 September 2014

 

Abstract

The vascular flora alongside the railway track between Haydarpasa and Gebze in Turkey was investigated and the floristic features of the study area are presented here. The investigation was undertaken during 2003-2009. In total 194 plant taxa were determined. Out of these 174 were naturally growing and 20 were exotics and cultivated. Native taxa within the flora belonged to 135 genera and 50 families, exotic and cultivated taxa belonged to 20 genera and 15 families. The members of Dicotyledonae constituted of 82.76% and Monocotyledonae 16.09% of the native taxa. The highest number of these taxa belonged to Asteraceae family (25 species), while the exotics were from Rosaceae (5 species). The plant distributional features, phytogeographical elements, life forms, archaeophytes and neophytes and status of invasive plants have also been included.

 

    

 Key words

Istanbul, Kocaeli, Railway track flora, Turkey

 

 

Copyright ? 2015 Triveni Enterprises. All rights reserved. No part of the Journal can be reproduced in any form without prior permission. Responsibility regarding the authenticity of the data, and the acceptability of the conclusions enforced or derived, rest completely with the author(s).