Taxon: Alkanna tinctoria Tausch

 
Genus: Alkanna
Family: Boraginaceae
  Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Nomen number: 105290
Place of publication: Flora 7:234. 1824
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
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

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; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Hungary; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Hungary

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
  • Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 190.
  • Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. 1995 (L Egypt)
  • Cannon, J. & M. Cannon Dye plants and dyeing. The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 1994 (Dye Pl)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Fennane, M. et al., eds. Flore pratique du Maroc. 1999- (F Prat Maroc)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 11, Note 1, Ex. 14.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hepper, F. N. & I. Friis The plants of Pehr Forsskal's Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica. 1994 (Pl Forsskal)
  • Johnston, I. M. 1953. Studies in the Boraginaceae, XXV. A revaluation of some genera of the Lithospermeae J. Arnold Arbor. 34:281.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. 1977-1985 (F Cyprus)
  • Meikle, R. D. 1980. Alkanna tinctoria: a nomenclatural tangle Kew Bull. 34:823.
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. 1974 (SF Egypt)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Valdés, B. 2011. Notas sobre Boraginaceae (Lagascalia) 31:54-56.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

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