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Jafari E, Karimi A, Hatami A. Presentation of Diversity, Life Forms, and Chorology of Plant Species in Galehdar Watershed (Fars Province, Iran). IQBQ. 2019; 7 (1) :39-46
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-24-21326-en.html
1- Fars Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, Agricultural Research, Education & Extension Organization (AREEO), Shiraz, Iran , ef.jafari@areeo.ac.ir
2- Fars Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, Agricultural Research, Education & Extension Organization (AREEO), Shiraz, Iran
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Aims: Floristic survey of an area is a useful tool for identifying the biodiversity, particularly endemic, resistant, and endangered species. In the current study, plant species were classified to describe the flora of Galehdar watershed in Southern Fars Province.
Materials & Methods: The environmental data including climate, geology, and topography characteristics were obtained from Iran Meteorological Organization (IMO), Geological Survey & Mineral Explorations of Iran (GSI), and National Cartographic Center (NCC), respectively. The specimens of the study area were collected, identified, and classified according to Raunkiaer's method and life-form class.
Findings: The flora of study area includes 164 species belonging to 129 genera and 55 families, which most frequent species belong to Asteraceae (25 species), Papilionaceae (21 species), and Poaceae (11 species).
Conclusion: The chorological studies indicated that 57.9%, 12.8%, and 29.3% of species belong to Irano-Turanian, Sahara-Seindian, and Irano-Turanian, Sahara-Seindian zone, respectively.
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Received: 2018/05/25 | Accepted: 2018/10/26 | Published: 2019/01/20
* Corresponding Author Address: Fars Agricultural & Natural Resources Research & Education Center, Agricultural Research, Education & Extension Organization (AREEO), Shiraz, Iran. Postal Code: 7155863511

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