EPPO Global Database

Alkanna tinctoria(AKNTI)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-10-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AKNTI
  • Preferred name: Alkanna tinctoria
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Tausch

Notes

Practically all Mediterranean, southeast Europe. Formerly used as a colouring agent for food and drinks, but no longer authorized in Europe


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Alkanna tuberculata (Forsskål) Meikle

Common names
Name Language
alkanna English (US)
dyer's alkanet English
puccoon English
Alkannawurzel German
Färberalkanna German
Schminkwurz German
orcanette French
ancusa de tintes Spanish
bovina roja Spanish
falsa alkanna Spanish
onoguiles Spanish
onoquiles Spanish
orcaneta Spanish
orcaneta roja Spanish
palomilla de tintes Spanish
alcanna spuria Italian
arganetta azzurra Italian
alkanna Dutch
алканна красильная Russian
havaciva otu Turkish
alkannat hatzabba'im Hebrew
אַלְקַנַּת הַצַּבָּעִים Hebrew
alkanna barwierska Polish
czerwienica barwierska Polish
homoki báránypirosító Hungarian
alkana ngjruese Albanian
allkënë Albanian
багрилна айважива Bulgarian
синя айважива Bulgarian
boleng roig Catalan
stružkavica sieda Croatian
kamejnik barviřský Czech
βαφόριζα Greek
вучји језик Serbian
црвена стежица Serbian
alkana farbiarska Slovak
алкана красильна Ukrainian