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Silene yetii Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 5 (1967). , 1967
ID: 208 | IPNI

=Melandrium glandulosum F.N.Williams, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 34: 430. 1899 [1898-1900 publ. 1899] , Basionym: Lychnis glandulosa Maxim., Fl. Tangut. (1889) 83. , 1889 Type: Przewalski P , iso

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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 yetii Bocquet, Candollea 22: 5. 1967. œŸ√´”¨◊”≤› xian mao ying zi cao Lychnis glandulosa Maximowicz, Fl. Tangut. 83. 1889, not Silene glandulosa Hampe ex Walpers (1842), nor Bertoloni (1884); Melandrium glandulosum (Maximowicz) F. N. Williams. Herbs perennial, 20–60 cm tall, densely glandular hairy throughout. Principal root vertical, robust, slightly lignified. Stems sparsely caespitose, rarely solitary, erect, robust, simple. Basal leaves oblanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, 5–10(–13) × 1–2(–2.5) cm, both surfaces glandular hairy, midvein prominent, base attenuate into long petiole; cauline leaves oblanceolate or lanceolate, 3–5 cm × 5–15 mm, half clasping at base. Inflorescence racemiform, usually 3–5-flowered, rarely more; flowers slightly nutant, erect in late anthesis. Pedicel 5–50 mm; bracteoles linear-lanceolate, 5–7 mm, herbaceous. Calyx campanulate, 1.1–1.5 cm × 6–9 mm, densely glandular hairy, rounded at base, open at apex, slightly inflated in fruit; longitudinal veins dark brown or brown, coherent at calyx teeth, glandular hairy; calyx teeth ovate-triangular, margin membranous, white, ciliate, apex obtuse. Androgynophore 1–1.5 mm. Petals exserted 5–6 mm beyond sepals, violet or pale red; claws nearly cuneate, auricles orbicular, glabrous or sparsely hairy; limbs nearly elliptic, ca. 3 mm, shallowly bifid; lobes narrowly elliptic; coronal scales round, small. Stamens included; filaments hairy. Styles included. Capsule ovoid, 1.2–1.4 cm × 9 mm, shorter than calyx. Seeds gray-brown, reniform, ca. 1 mm, tuberculate. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug. • Gravelly grasslands, alpine grasslands; 2700–4800(–5000) m. Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Xizang.


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

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