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Silene zhoui C.Y.Wu

Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 26: 315 (1996), nom. nov. , 1996
ID: 191 | IPNI
Melandrium integripetalum L.H.Zhou, Fl. Xizang. 1: 715 (1983). , 1983 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 zhoui C. Y. Wu in C. L. Tang, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 26: 315. 1996. ƒÕπ˙”¨◊”≤› nai guo ying zi cao Melandrium integripetalum L. H. Zhou in C. Y. Wu, Fl. Xizang. 1: 715. 1983, not Silene integripetala Bory & Chaubard (1832). Herbs perennial, 8–15 cm tall. Root crowns slender, multibranched. Stems clustered, densely glandular villous. Cauline leaves 4 or 5 pairs, oblanceolate, 1.5–4 cm × 5–8 mm, both surfaces densely glandular hairy, base cuneate, attenuate into petiole, apex obtuse or mucronulate. Flowers 1–4. Pedicel 1.5–10 mm, densely glandular hairy; bracts lanceolate, glandular hairy. Calyx campanulate, 1.3–1.5 cm, glandular hairy; longitudinal veins 10, violet, cohering at apex, densely glandular hairy; calyx teeth triangular, margin membranous, ciliate. Androgynophore short. Petals slightly exserted beyond calyx, ca. 1.5 cm; claws narrowly cuneate, glabrous; limbs pale violet, flat-orbicular, margin nearly entire; coronal scales square. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles linear, ca. 5 mm. Ovary shortly hairy. Capsule not seen. Fl. Aug. • Grasslands; ca. 5000 m. Xizang (Lhasa Shi). This species differs from Silene nigrescens in its less divided petals and different habitat requirements.


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

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