Aquilegia ottonis taygetea (Orph.) Strid, 1986



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: late 1800's (1872?)

Rediscovered in 2014



Mt Taigetos, Greece


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

STRID, A. 1986: Aquilegia L. – Pp. 225-228. In: STRID, A. (ed.), Mountain Flora of Greece, 1. – Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge.


Other references:

Kyriakopoulos, Charalampos and Kamari, Georgia. (2016). The rediscovery of Aquilegia ottonis subsp. taygetea (Ranunculaceae), a rare endemic of S. Peloponnisos, Greece. Botanika Chronika 21: 75-82.

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.


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