Onobrychis aliacmonia Rech.f.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: c.1975 or before (Domina et al., 2015)

Rediscovered in 1985 (Greuter, 1987; Domina et al., 2015)



Aliakmon River, Greece


Biology & Ecology










Domina, Gianniantonio, Bazan, Giuseppe, Campisi, Patrizia and Greuter, Werner. (2015). Taxonomy and conservation in Higher Plants and Bryophytes in the Mediterranean Area. Biodiversity Journal 6(1): 197-204.

Greuter, W. (1987). Onobrychis aliacmonia (Leguminosae) - the unusual story of a rediscovery. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 155: 215-217.

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. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet;


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