Ethnobotanic Survey of Işıklı (Çarpın), Dağdancık and Tokdemir in Gaziantep, Turkey
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An ethnobotanical study was performed in Işıklı (Çarpın), Dağdancık and Tokdemir in Gaziantep, Turkey. Sixty plant species belonging to 29 families and 57 different genera were collected. According to information on traditional uses of these species; 48 are used for medicine, 19 species are used for food and drink, 9 species are used for fuel, 4 species are used for dye and 14 species are used for other purposes. For the 113 plant samples, 67 uses were related to medicine (%59), 19 uses were related to food and drink (%17), 9 uses were related to fuel (%8), 4 uses were related to dye (%4) and 14 uses did not fit in any of these categories (%12). For each plant species, family names, botanical names, local names, part(s) used, manner of use, usefulness, purpose of usage and number of informants are described.