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Silene lamarum C.Y.Wu

Acta Bot. Yunnan. 4(2): 153. 1982 , 1982
ID: 164 | IPNI
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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 lamarum C. Y. Wu, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 4: 153. 1982. ¿Æ¬Ô”¨◊”≤› la ma ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 15–30 cm tall. Stems sparsely caespitose, ascending, simple, apically sparsely glandular hairy. Cauline leaves narrowly oblanceolate, 4–10 cm × 5–10 mm, both surfaces glabrous, shortly ciliate, base attenuate into long petiole, apex acuminate; cauline leaves usually 2–4 pairs, narrowly oblanceolate to lanceolate, slightly clasping at base. Cymes 2–4-flowered. Pedicel 1–4 cm, densely glandular hairy; bracts lanceolate, densely white villous. Calyx campanulate, 1.1–1.4 cm × 5–7 mm, base rounded, margin membranous, ciliate. Androgynophore 1–2 mm, glabrous. Petals lilac, 1.7–2 cm; claws oblanceolate, glabrous, auricles orbicular; limbs exserted beyond calyx, orbicular, deeply bifid to middle, lobes entire or weakly laciniate; coronal scales broad, toothed. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles included. Capsule ellipsoid-ovoid, 1–1.2 cm, shorter than persistent calyx. Seeds 2–2.5 mm, minutely striate, grooved abaxially. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Aug–Sep. • Alpine grasslands, brush; (2900–)3400–4000 m. Sichuan, NW Yunnan. This species is like a miniature Silene stewartiana, but its seeds are not winged.


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

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