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Silene stewartiana Diels

Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 180. 1912 , 1912
ID: 162 | IPNI
Type: Forrest 2672, ,

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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 stewartiana Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 180. 1912. ¥Û◊””¨◊”≤› da zi ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 25–35 cm. Roots slightly spiniform, often multi-crowned. Stems sparsely caespitose, ascending, apically slightly villous. Basal leaves narrowly oblanceolate, 7–12 × 0.7–1.5 cm, both surfaces and margin glabrous, midvein prominent, base attenuate into long petiole, apex acute; cauline leaves narrowly lanceolate, 6–8 cm × 5–10 mm, glabrous, base slightly clasping, apex acuminate. Cymes 2–5-flowered; flowers slightly nutant. Pedicel 1–3 cm, densely glandular hairy; bracts linear-lanceolate, 1–1.5 cm, glandular villous. Calyx campanulate, 2–2.5 cm × 7–10 mm, loose in fruit; longitudinal veins dark green, violet glandular hairy; calyx teeth triangular-ovate, 5–8 mm, margin membranous, apex obtuse. Androgynophore 3–4 mm, glabrous. Petals lilac, 2.3–2.5 cm; claws nearly cuneate, glabrous, auricles orbicular; limbs exserted beyond calyx, elliptic, ca. 10 × 4–5 mm, deeply 4-lobed; medial lobes narrowly elliptic, margin entire; lateral lobes spreading, linear, small; coronal scales oblong, 2- or 3-toothed. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles included. Capsule ovoid, 1–1.4 cm, shorter than persistent calyx. Seeds 2–2.5 mm, winged. Fl. Aug–Sep, fr. Oct. • Alpine grasslands; 2800–3900 m. Yunnan.


Superordinate taxon: Silene unranked Asiae mediae (ID: 812)

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