1. Family: Boraginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Alkanna Tausch
      1. Alkanna orientalis (L.) Boiss.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. & E. Medit. to Central Iran.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    East Aegean Is., Iran, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Yemen

    Extinct in:

    Algeria, Tunisia

    Alkanna orientalis (L.) Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1975 Boulos, L. [7363], Jordan K000286086
    Gillett, J.B. [16025], Jordan K000286084
    Boulos, L. [7805], Jordan K000286085
    Boulos, L. [8573], Jordan K000286087
    Davies, P.H. [8570], Jordan K000286083
    McDonald [s.n.], Jordan K000286082

    First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 4: 46 (1844)

    Accepted by

    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
    • Tamanyan, K.G. (2011). Checklist of Boraginaceae Juss. family in Armenia Takhtajania 1: 60-69.
    • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
    • Tamanyan, K.G. (2011). Checklist of Boraginaceae Juss. family in Armenia Takhtajania 1: 60-69.
    • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0