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Silene tubiformis C.L. Tang

Acta Phytotax. Sin., 24: 387, 1986
ID: 182 | 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 tubiformis C. L. Tang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 24: 387. 1986. Ω£√≈”¨◊”≤› jian men ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 15–20 cm tall. Stems caespitose, sub-erect, slender, simple. Basal leaves linear, 5–7 cm × 1–1.5(–2) mm, ciliate near basal margin, both surfaces glabrous, midvein prominent, apex acuminate; cauline leaves few, linear. Flowers 1–3, erect, ca. 2 cm in diam. Pedicel 1.5–2 cm, slender, gla-brous; bracts linear or linear-lanceolate, 1–2 cm. Calyx usually green-violet or violet, narrowly cylindric, 2–2.5 cm × 2.5–3 mm, glabrous, umbilicate at base, apically slightly inflated at late maturity, longitudinal veins inconspicuous, cohering at apex; calyx teeth triangular-lanceolate, 3–7 mm, apex acumi-nate. Androgynophore 8–12 mm, glabrous. Petals 2–2.5 cm; claws exserted 2–3 mm beyond calyx, oblanceolate, glabrous, exauriculate; limbs obovate, 6–8 mm, sometimes shallowly bi-fid; coronal scales lanceolate, ca. 1 mm, margin entire or ob-scurely toothed. Stamens and styles slightly exserted; filaments glabrous. Styles 3. Capsule narrowly elliptic, ca. 1 cm, shorter to nearly as long as calyx. Seeds reddish brown, reniform, ca. 1.2 mm. Seeds with a marginal rim of spinose processes. Fl. Jun, fr. Jul. • Stony brush grasslands; 700–1000 m. Sichuan.


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

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