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Silene gracilenta H.Chuang

Fl. Yunnan. 6: 836 (1995). , 1995
ID: 187 | 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 gracilenta H. Chuang in C. Y. Wu et al., Fl. Yunnan. 6: 836. 1995. œÀœ∏”¨◊”≤› qian xi ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 5–10 cm tall, violet septate hairy throughout. Roots multi-crowned. Basal leaves caespitose, linear, (2–)3–5 cm × 1–1.5 mm, both surfaces white villous; cauline leaves usually 1–3 pairs, smaller, shorter than basal leaves. Flower solitary. Pedicel 1.5–4.5 mm. Calyx campanulate, 1–1.3 cm × 5–7 mm, violet glandular hairy; calyx teeth broadly triangular, ca. 3 mm, ciliate, apex obtuse or acute. Androgynophore short, glabrous. Petals pale red, claws narrowly obovate-cuneate, glabrous; limbs exserted beyond calyx, narrowly obovate, bifid deeply to middle, lobes somewhat band-shaped; coronal scales small, laciniate. Stamens not or slightly exserted; filaments glabrous. Styles 3, 1.5–2 mm. Capsule ovoid. Seeds reniform, ca. 1 mm, thin; raphe dark brown, apex acute. Fl. Aug.


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

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