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Silene huguettiae Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 5 (1967). , 1967
ID: 214 | IPNI
Type: Handel-Mazzetti 7177, ,

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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 huguettiae Bocquet, Candollea 22: 5. 1967. œ¡π˚”¨◊”≤› xia guo ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 30–60(–90) cm tall. Root conical, slightly lignified. Stems solitary, sparsely clustered, erect, simple, sometimes basally branched, densely pubescent, intermixed with sparse glandular hairs. Basal leaves elliptic-lanceolate or oblanceolate, 5–10 cm × (5–)8–15(–20) mm, both surfaces sparsely glandular villous, margin glandular ciliate, base attenuate into long petiole, apex acute; distal leaves 1–3 pairs, lanceolate, smaller than basal leaves. Flowers many, nutant, soon becoming erect. Cymules 1–3-flowered with strict erect peduncles of varying length. Pedicel 1–3 cm, slender, pubescent, intermixed with sparse glandular hairs; bracts lanceolate, villous. Calyx narrowly oblong, 8–12 × ca. 3 mm, slightly inflated in fruit, densely pubescent; longitudinal veins dark green or dark violet, glandular hairy, cohering at calyx teeth; calyx teeth triangular-lanceolate, 3–4 mm, margin membranous, ciliate, apex obtuse. Androgynophore very short, sparsely hairy. Petals exserted 4–6 mm beyond calyx, pale yellowish green or dark red; claw exserted, with narrow auricles, glabrous; limb 2–4 mm, shallowly bifid; lobes narrow, usually with small lateral teeth; coronal scales ligulate, entire or emarginate. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles 5, included, very short. Capsule globose, 1–1.4 cm, often longer than calyx. Seeds gray-brown, globose-reniform, ca. 0.8 mm, thickened, tuberculate. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Aug–Sep. • Forest margins, grasslands; 2300–4600 m. Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan. 1a. Glandular hairs present, at least on calyx, leaves adaxially, and stem apically 76a. var. huguettiae 1b. Glandular hairs absent 76b. var. pilosa


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

2 included taxa:


No Sequences registered

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