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Silene namlaensis (C.Marquand) Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 19 (1967). , 1967
ID: 163 | IPNI
== Melandrium namlaense (Marquand) Pax & K.Hoffm., , Basionym: Lychnis namlaensis C.Marquand, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. xlviii. 164 (1929). , 1929 Type: China, Kingdon-Ward 6024 EE00221006 , iso

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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 namlaensis (Marquand) Bocquet, Candollea 22: 19. 1967. ƒ´Õ—”¨◊”≤› mo tui ying zi cao Lychnis namlaensis Marquand, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 48: 164. 1929; Melandrium namlaense (Marquand) Pax & K. Hoffmann. Plants perennial, 15–40 cm tall, with violet multicellular glandular hairs throughout. Rootstock robust, lignified, brown, without stolons. Stems clustered, erect, simple, basally usually violet. Cauline leaves 2–6 pairs, narrowly orbicular or lanceolate, 3–7 cm × 5–12 mm, glandular villous, midvein prominent, base cuneate, apex acute. Flowers 1–3, slightly nutant, erect in late anthesis. Pedicel 3–5 cm, densely glandular villous; bracts lanceolate. Calyx cylindric-campanulate, slightly inflated-saccate, 2.3–2.7 × 1–1.5 cm, densely violet glandular hairy, open at apex; longitudinal veins dark violet, hairy; calyx teeth broadly triangular, 4–6 mm, margin ciliate, apex acute. Androgynophore ca. 5 mm, villous. Petals exserted 3–6 mm beyond calyx, violet; claws cuneate, ca. 15 × 6 mm, with auricles, subglabrous at base; limbs square, shallowly 4–6-lobed, lobes rounded or laciniate; coronal scales broad, rounded to slightly erose. Stamens slightly exserted beyond corolla throat; filaments glabrous. Styles included. Capsule ovoid. Seeds probably winged. Fl. Aug–Sep. • Alpine grasslands; 3600–4500 m. Xizang.


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

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