NATURAL SCIENCES

Journal of fundamental
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applied researches

CHARACTERISTICS OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FABACEAE FAMILY OF XEROPHITES OF THE FOOTHILLS OF DAGHESTAN

2017. 3, pp. 35-40

Tsakueva Feruza P. - Ph.D. (Biology), Associate Professor, Socio-Pedagogical Institute, 133z Kh. Tagieva Str., Derbent, 368608, Republic of Dagestan, Russian Federation, tzahueva.feruza@yandex.ru

Agabalaev Imamedin A. - Ph.D. (Agriculturae), Associate Professor, Socio-Pedagogical Institute, 133z Kh. Tagieva Str., Derbent, 368608, Republic of Dagestan, Russian Federation, spi-vuz@mail.ru

A study of the species composition of xerophytes of the family Fabaceae in the foothills of Dagestan was made. Collection and subsequent herbification of plants were carried out using equipment for floristic research. A total of 43 species have been described and analyzed according to geoelements, life forms. 43 species of the family Fabaceae belonging to 15 genera have been identified and described. Fabaceae have a wide range of origin. According to the life forms, Fabaceae are divided into hemocryptophytes (21 species), hamephytes (8) and terophytes (14 species). The forms of life are represented by shrubs (9 species), semi-shrubs (4 species), perennial (8 species) and annual (22 species) herbs. 15 species are rare and protected. There are also species that have decorative, fodder, medicinal value. There are honey, weeds, and used for food, as well as used for technical purposes.

Key words: , , , , , Fabaceae, species, life form, grasses, Foothill Dagestan

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