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Alkanna orientalis01.jpg
Alkanna orientalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Boraginaceae
Tribe: Boragineae
Genus: Alkanna
Tausch, 1824
Type species
Alkanna tinctoria
Alkanna oreodoxa
Alkanna tinctoria with bright blue flowers
Alkanna aucheriana

Alkanna is a genus of herbaceous plants including about 60 species of the family Boraginaceae.

Selected species[edit]

List sources : NOTE: Each species from the list at was also checked against its corresponding entry at for accepted status before being included on this page.[1]