Dye plants of East Anatolia region (Turkey)

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Ozgokce F., Yilmaz I.

ECONOMIC BOTANY, vol.57, no.4, pp.454-460, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Journal Name: ECONOMIC BOTANY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.454-460
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Dye plants that are commonly used by the regional people of East Anatolia were studied. The following information was collected: local name of plants, the part of plants containing dye, obtained color, dying substances, and extraction of colors. As a result of area investigations carried out between 1994 and 2000, 50 taxa (used for dying wool yams in the region) belonging to 38 genera and 26 families were determined from collected specimens.