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Silene morrisonmontana (Hayata) Ohwi & H.Ohashi

J. Jap. Bot. 49(11): 345. 1974 , 1974
ID: 176 | 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 morrisonmontana (Hayata) Ohwi & H. Ohashi, J. Jap. Bot. 49: 345. 1974. ”Ò…Ω”¨◊”≤› yu shan ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 10–15 cm tall. Stems caespitose, nearly prostrate, slender, simple, pubescent or glabrous. Leaves linear, 2–3.5 cm × 1.5–2.5 mm, margin ciliate, midvein prominent, margin obscurely dentate at base, apex acuminate. Flower soli-tary, terminal, slightly nutant. Pedicel 6–8 mm, densely pubes-cent; bracts lanceolate, 1–1.4 cm × ca. 2 mm, glandular. Calyx campanulate, ca. 15 × 5–7 mm, hairy at veins; calyx teeth nar-rowly triangular, 3–4 mm, margin ciliate, apex acute. Andro-gynophore 2–3 mm, pubescent. Petals 1.5–2 cm; claws saccate-oblanceolate, eciliate; auricles orbicular, sometimes obscurely laciniate; limbs exserted beyond calyx, white, obovate, 4–6 mm, shallowly furcately bifid; lobes narrowly elliptic or ovate, sometimes with one obscure obtuse tooth on each lateral side; coronal scales flabellate, ca. 1 mm, laciniate at apex. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles 3, slightly exserted. Cap-sule narrowly ovoid, 8–10 mm. Seeds reniform, with a marginal rim of spinose processes. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Sep–Oct. • Stony and gravelly fissures; 3100–3400 m. Taiwan. 1a. Plant hairy 42a. var. morrisonmontana 1b. Plant glabrous 42b. var. glabella


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. morrisonmontanae C.L.Tang (ID: 824)

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