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TURKEY’S ENDEMIC RICHNESS

Turkey has a rich biodiversity, medicinal plants and fruit trees as economically important species such as the gene center stands out.

Turkey, which hosts forests, mountains, moorlands, wetlands, marine and coastal ecosystems, carrying a small continent in terms of biodiversity characters with different formats and combinations

Turkey’s fauna diversity, with the extent of wealth that will stand out compared with temperate zone countries, most of the insects invertebrates, attracting attention as most species have live bands with 60 thousand-80 thousand species number.  There are 22 thousand 125 species in poultry insects.

Turkey, in-house 167 families, 320 genera and 9 thousand 996 thousand with respect to the diversity of plant species stands out as one of the world’s richest countries. Some of the classes in Turkey 3 thousand 649 endemic plants, among relatives of the crops that feed the world.  In this context, field crops (wheat, barley, rye, oats, flax, lentil, chickpea and pea), pasture plants (alfalfa, clover, sainfoin, vetch and wheat forage crops) and garden plants (cherry, apricot, plum, almond, it’s like figs and grapes).

Tourism companies also take into account this feature is preparing tours for the interested. Those who want to see these rare types are planning to travel to the regions.

Photographing them, visiting these plants in the destinations they travel for nature tourism is also remembered as a unique experience. Many traveler, only when they have the opportunity to see endemic plants growing in Turkey, departing from this land is acquired as a new passion. They are now turning their travels into routes where they can see such unique plants.

Antalya’s plateaus are becoming the focus of interest for visitors every year. Feslikan Plateau Festivals, especially in the Antalya tourism, as well as trekking and festive routes are suitable routes for nature sports. Crocus from the endemic plants in Antalya Turkey grow well in Toros mountains. In Cappadocia, endemic plant species, called Cappadocia bulbs, grow. The onion-shaped, round-shaped shape of the Cappadocian bulb, which consists of small flowers, emerges in June and August. In the Eastern Mediterranean, you can explore the Anatolian gladiolus, which starts in Mersin and reaches Antalya, Mugla, Aydin and Izmir.  Kizilcahamam and Isik Mountain are a region of Karagol geosite. In this respect, it is worth noting that nature lovers are in a close touchKizilcahamam bell flower also grows in this region.

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