Alkanna sartoriana Boiss. & Heldr. (1856:134)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 28 April 1885 (Tan & Marchant, 2017:269) or later

Since rediscovered (Vassiliades, 1996; Dimopoulos et al., 2013:326; Humphreys et al., 2019)





Biology & Ecology










Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. and Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. Berlin: Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem; Athens: Hellenic Botanical Society. [Englera 31].

Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Tan, Kit and Marchant, Roger. (2021). Report 127, pp. 269-271. In: Vladimirov, Vladimir, Aybeke, Mehmet and Tan, Kit (compilers). New floristic records in the Balkans: 45. Phytologia Balcanica 27(2): 239-276.

Tan, Kit, Vold, G. and Strid, A. (2005). Alkanna sfikasiana and A. sartoriana (Boraginaceae) in the Peloponnese, southern Greece. FISIS 109: 43-45.

Vassiliades, D. (1996). Alkanna sartoriana (Boraginaceae) an endangered species. Botanika Chronika (Patras) 12: 71-72.


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