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Silene lichiangensis W.W.Sm.

Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 11: 225. 1920 , 1920
ID: 148 | IPNI
== Melandrium lichiangense Hand.-Mazz., Symb. Sin. Pt. 7, 205 (1929). , 1929Type: China, China: Yunnan: Lijiang Range eastern flank, open situations in pine forests, 11000 ft, Lat 27º 40' N., Aug. 1910, G. Forrest 6305 (HT: E), label: Plant of 9-12 inches. Flowers bright-carmine [?]. Open situations in pine forests., Forrest 6305 E , lecto

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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 lichiangensis W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 11: 225. 1920. ¿ˆΩ≠”¨◊”≤› li jiang ying zi cao Melandrium lichiangense (W. W. Smith) Handel-Mazzetti. Herbs perennial. Roots clustered, spiniform. Stems diffuse, supine, 20–40 cm, multibranched, basally eglandular pubescent, apically glandular hairy. Leaves elliptic or elliptic-oblanceolate, 3–6 × 1–2(–2.5) cm, subglabrous, midvein prominent, cuneate or gradually narrowed to base, apex acute. Dichasia 1–5(–7)-flowered. Pedicel 1.5–5 cm, densely violet glandular pubescent; bracts ovate or lanceolate, 3–15 mm, herbaceous, abaxially and margin violet glandular hairy. Calyx campanulate, 1.3–1.5 cm × ca. 5 mm, glandular hairy, veins violet, base truncate; calyx teeth triangular, ca. 3.5 mm. Androgynophore 1–2 mm, glabrous. Petals ca. 2 cm; claws oblanceolate, glabrous, with auricles; limbs pale red, obovate, deeply bifid to middle; lobes rounded, sometimes with 2 or 3 teeth. Stamens and styles included; filaments glabrous. Styles 3. Fl. Jul–Aug. • Grasslands near forest margins; 2900–3600 m. NW Yunnan.


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

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