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Silene altaica Pers.

Syn. Pl. [Persoon] 1: 497. 1805 [1 Apr-15 Jun 1805] , 1805
ID: 18 | IPNI
== Physolychnis altaica Rupr., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 7. xiv. (1869) n. 4 (Serl. Tianschan.). 41. , 1869Type: ,
=Silene fruticulosa (Pallas) Schischkin ex Kryl., , 1931 Basionym: Cucubalus fruticulosus J.F.Gmel., Syst. Nat., ed. 13[bis]. 2(1): 713. 1791 [late Sep-Nov 1791] , 1773 Type: ,

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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 altaica Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 497. 1805. ∞¢∂˚锨◊”≤› a er tai ying zi cao Cucubalus fruticulosus Pallas; Physolychnis altaica (Per-soon) Ruprecht; S. fruticulosa (Pallas) Schischkin ex Krylov (1931), not Siebold ex Otth (1824), nor M. Bieberstein (1825). Herbs suffruticose, 15–50 cm tall. Roots robust. Stems caespitose, erect, basally lignified, not branched or only branch-ed at base, basally slightly coarse, shortly pubescent, apically viscid. Leaves with short, sterile axillary branches, linear or subulate, 1.5–3 cm × 0.5–1 mm, hard, margin coarse, ciliate at base, apex acute, triangular in × section at maturity, pungent. Flowers bisexual, erect, in a racemiform thyrse with usually alternate solitary flowered cymules. Pedicel 1–1.5 cm, glabrous, viscid; bracts ovate, margin membranous, ciliate, apex acu-minate. Calyx tubular, clavate in fruit, 1.2–1.5 cm, subgla-brous, longitudinal veins green or violet; calyx teeth ca. 1 mm. Androgynophore 4–6 mm, shortly hairy. Petal claws slightly exserted beyond calyx, narrowly oblanceolate, without auricles; limbs white, bifid to 1/2; lobes linear, apex obtuse; coronal scales minute. Stamens and styles included or slightly exserted; filaments glabrous. Styles 3. Capsule 8–10 mm. Seeds brown, triangular-reniform, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Jul–Aug. Stony mountains, desert grasslands; 1400–1900 m. Xinjiang [Ka-zakstan, Russia]. The type of Silene altaica has not been seen by the present authors


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. Spergulifoliae (Boiss.) Schischk. (ID: 857)

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