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Silene atsaensis (C.Marquand) Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 20 (1967). , 1967
ID: 198 | IPNI
Lychnis atsaensis C.Marquand, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. xlviii. 163 (1929). , 1929 Type: China, Xizang, F.Kingdon Ward 6150 K , amb
=Melandrium atsaense (Marquand) Pax & K.Hoffm., ,

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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 atsaensis (Marquand) Bocquet, Candollea 22: 20. 1967. ∞¢‘˙”¨◊”≤› a zha ying zi cao Lychnis atsaensis Marquand, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 48: 163. 1929; Melandrium atsaense (Marquand) Pax & K. Hoffmann. Herbs, creeping and branched at base, ascending with 10–20 cm tall flowering stems, densely glandular hairy throughout. Leaves oblanceolate, 3–5 × 1–1.5 cm, both surfaces and margin densely glandular villous, base attenuate, apex acute or obtuse. Flowers 1–3. Pedicel 1–4 cm. Calyx cylindric-campanulate, membranous, saccate, 2–2.5 × 1–1.5 cm, densely violet glandular hairy; longitudinal veins violet or dark violet, cohering at apex, with violet glandular hairs; calyx teeth ovate-triangular, 3–4 mm, ciliate, apex obtuse. Androgynophore 2–5 mm, hairy. Petals exserted 6–9 mm beyond calyx, white or lilac; claws usually violet, narrowly cuneate, ca. 1.8 cm, ca. 6 mm wide at apex, auriculate, ± hairy at base; limbs suborbicular, 6–8 mm, deeply 4-lobed to middle; median lobes broad, shallowly 2-lobed; lateral lobes linear; coronal scales nearly cupuliform with small round teeth at apex. Stamens slightly exserted; filaments glabrous, sometimes sparsely villous at base. Styles included. Capsule ovoid, 1.3–1.7 cm, 10-toothed. Seeds flat, with broad wings, yellowish brown, rotund-reniform, ca. 1.8 × 1.5 mm. Fl. Aug, fr. Aug–Sep. • Alpine grassland, shifting screes; 4200–4500 m. SE Xizang.


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

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