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Silene conoidea L.

Sp. Pl. 1: 418. 1753 [1 May 1753] , 1753
ID: 124 | IPNI
== Pleconax conoidea (L.) Sourkova, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 119(4-5): 579. 1972 , 1972==Conosilene conoidea (L.) Fourr., Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon, N. S. 16: 344, 1868Type: ,

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Reference: Zhou L., Wu Z.-Y., Lidén, M. & Oxelman, B. (2001). Silene (110 spp.). In Wu Zhengyi & P. H. Raven (eds). Flora of China. 6: 66-100
Silene conoidea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 418. 1753. ¬Û∆ø≤› mai ping cao Herbs annual, 25–60 cm tall, shortly glandular hairy. Principal roots slightly lignified. Stems solitary, erect, simple. Basal leaves oblong to linear-lanceolate, cauline leaves linear or lanceolate, 5–8 cm × 5–10 mm, pubescent, margin ciliate. Dichasial cymes few to many flowered; flowers erect, ca. 2 cm in diam. Calyx green, conical, 2–3 cm × 3–4.5 mm, umbilicate at base, inflated in fruit, to 3.5 cm, lower part broadly ovoid, 6.5–10 mm in diam., upper part attenuate; longitudinal veins 30, shortly glandular hairy; calyx teeth narrowly lanceolate, ca. 1/3 × as long as to longer than calyx, margin narrowly membranous below, ciliate. Androgynophore to 1 mm, subglabrous. Petals 2.5–3.5 cm; claws included in calyx, narrowly lanceolate, 2–2.5 cm, glabrous, auricles triangular; limbs pink, obovate, ca. 8 mm, margin entire or slightly emarginate, sometimes slightly erose; coronal scales white, narrowly lanceolate, 2–2.5 mm. Stamens and styles included or slightly exserted; filaments sparsely shortly hairy. Styles 3. Capsule pyriform, ca. 15 × 6–8 mm. Seeds dark brown, reniform, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. May–Jun, fr. Jun–Jul. 2n = 20. Xinjiang, Xizang [Africa, Asia, Europe]. This species is used medicinally.


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. Conoimorpha Otth (ID: 801)

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11 Sequence(s):

142 specimen(s):

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