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Silene yunnanensis Franch.

Bull. Soc. Bot. France 33: 425. 1887 ; et Pl. Delav. (1889) 88, 1886
ID: 144 | IPNI
Type: China, Yun-nan in pratis regionis altissimae, v.c. in monte Kou-la-po (Hokin); 26 aug. 1884 (Delav. n. 126)(K! P!); in paucis calcereis montis Hee-chan-men, prope Lankong, alt. 2800 m.; 31 jul. 1885 (P!), Delavay 126 K , amb

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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 yunnanensis Franchet, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 33: 425. 1886. ‘∆ƒœ”¨◊”≤› yun nan ying zi cao Herbs perennial. Roots clustered, long cylindric. Stems diffuse, 20–80 cm, much branched, pubescent. Leaves sessile, gray-green abaxially, green or gray-green adaxially, lanceolate, 3–7 × 0.6–1.5 cm, base rounded to broadly cuneate, apex acuminate, pubescent with small tubercle-based hairs. Cymes few flowered, dense to rather lax; flowers erect, ca. 2 cm in diam. Pedicel 5–20 mm, densely pubescent; bracts lanceolate, herbaceous, villous. Calyx tubular-clavate, ca. 15 × 3.5 mm; longitudinal veins green or violet, densely spinose hairy, or ± evenly pubescent; calyx teeth triangular-lanceolate, margin membranous, ciliate, apex acuminate. Androgynophore 2–3 mm, glabrous. Petals pale red to white, 2–2.5 cm; claws slightly exserted, oblanceolate, glabrous; limbs broadly obovate, deeply bifid to middle; lobes obovate, with 1 small linear lobe on lateral side at base; coronal scales elliptic, margin entire. Stamens exserted; filaments glabrous. Styles exserted. Capsule narrowly ovoid, 1–1.2 cm, shorter than persistent calyx. Seeds dark brown, reniform, ca. 1 mm, with long papillae abaxially. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Jul–Sep. 2n = 24*. • Forests, fields; (2400–)2700–3400(–3900) m. Yunnan.


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. Cucubaloideae Edgeworth & J.D. Hooker (ID: 818)

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