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Silene karekirii Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 10 (1967). , 1967
ID: 200 | IPNI

=Gastrolychnis sordida (Kar. & Kir.) Czerep., Sosud. Rast. SSSR: 161 (1981):. , 1981==Melandrium sordidum Rohrb., Linnaea 36: 233. 1869 , 1869 Basionym: Lychnis sordida Kar. & Kir., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou xv. (1842) 170. , 1842 Type: in pratensibus subalpinis Alatau ad fl. Sarchan. 4. [L. saxatilis Turcz. valde affinis], Karelin and Kiriloff 1299 P , ambtypified by Gubanov et al. (1998). Nautchnoe nasledie vydayushchichsia russkich floristov Karelina i Kirilova. .
= Melandrium verrucosoalatum Y.Z.Zhao & P.Ma, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 27(3): 227 (1989), as 'verrucoso-alatum'. , 1989 Type: Lei Xi-Ting 121, ,

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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 karekirii Bocquet, Candollea 22: 10. 1967. Œ€…´”¨◊”≤› wu se ying zi cao Lychnis sordida Karelin & Kirilow, Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 15: 170. 1842, not Silene sordida Huber-Morath & Reese (1943); Melandrium sordidum (Karelin & Kirilow) Rohrbach; ?M. verrucosoalatum Y. Z. Zhao & P. Ma. Herbs, 30–45 cm tall. Rootstock conical, multi-crowned. Stems several, rarely solitary, erect, basally nearly glabrous, apically densely glandular pubescent. Basal leaves and proximal cauline leaves oblanceolate, 5–12 cm × 5–11 mm, both surfaces sparsely hairy, margin glandular ciliate, midvein prominent, base attenuate into petiole, apex acuminate; cauline leaves 2–5 pairs, narrowly lanceolate, base attenuate into short petiole or sessile, apex acute. Flowers (1–)2–7, slightly nutant or erect. Pedicel 5–15 mm, slender, shortly glandular. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 1.7–2.3 cm × 8–10 mm, open at apex; longitudinal veins dark violet, robust, shortly glandular hairy. Androgynophore ca. 4 mm, shortly hairy. Petals dark violet; claws exserted beyond calyx by ca. 2 mm, cuneate, with obtuse auricles, glabrous (or nearly so) at base, limbs deeply bifid; lobes rotund, with irregular round teeth at apex, narrowly 1-toothed on two sides; coronal scales small, margin crenulate. Styles 5, exserted. Capsule rotund-ovoid, ca. 1.5 cm. Seeds flat. Fl. Jul. Mountain grasslands; ca. 3000 m. Xinjiang [Kazakstan].


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

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