Taxon: Alkanna tinctoria Tausch

 
Genus: Alkanna
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Tribe: Lithospermeae
Nomen number: 105290
Place of publication: Flora 7:234. 1824
Link to protologue:
Comment: the nomenclatural situation outlined in Taxon 45:567. 1996 (also Taxon 48:84. 1999) somewhat parallels that of this name, which is now the basis for Melbourne ICN Art. 11, Note 2, Ex. 17
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (roots are source of a red tannin/dyestuff fide Dye Pl; Pulmonaria 190.)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbal Drugs; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey (w.)

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary, Slovakia
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 190.
  4. Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  5. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  6. Cannon, J. & M. Cannon Dye plants and dyeing. The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 1994 (Dye Pl)
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  10. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  11. Fennane, M. et al., eds. Flore pratique du Maroc. (F Prat Maroc)
  12. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  14. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 11, Note 1, Ex. 14.
  15. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  16. Hepper, F. N. & I. Friis The plants of Pehr Forsskal's Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica. (Pl Forsskal)
  17. Johnston, I. M. 1953. Studies in the Boraginaceae, XXV. A revaluation of some genera of the Lithospermeae J. Arnold Arbor. 34:281.
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  19. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  20. Meikle, R. D. 1980. Alkanna tinctoria: a nomenclatural tangle Kew Bull. 34:823.
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  23. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  24. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  25. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  26. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  27. Valdés, B. 2011. Notas sobre Boraginaceae (Lagascalia) 31:54-56.
  28. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Alkanna tinctoria Tausch :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105290. Accessed 26 April 2018.