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Silene scopulorum Franch.

Bull. Soc. Bot. France 33: 423. 1887 ; et Pl. Delav. (1889) 85, 1886
ID: 225 | IPNI
== Melandrium scopulorum Hand.-Mazz., Symb. Sin. Pt. 7, 206 (1929). , 1929==Lychnis scopulorum (Franch.) Diels, , Type: Yun-nan, in scopulosis ad cacumina montis Tsang-chan, supra Tali, alt. 4000 m.; fl. 4 aug. 1884 (Delav. n. 123), Delavay 123 K , amb


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Description:

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 scopulorum Franchet, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 33: 423. 1886. —“…˙”¨◊”≤› yan sheng ying zi cao Lychnis scopulorum (Franchet) Diels; Melandrium scopulorum (Franchet) Handel-Mazzetti. Herbs perennial, 20–25 cm tall. Roots cylindric, multi-crowned. Stems sparsely caespitose, ascending, simple, shortly villous. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 4–7 cm × 5–10 mm, glabrous, margin ciliate, midvein prominent, base attenuate into long petiole, apex acute; cauline leaves lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, small. Cymes few flowered; flowers slightly nutant. Pedicel 2–4 mm, villous with curved hairs; bracts ovate-elliptic, herbaceous, shortly villous. Calyx reddish, campanulate, 1.2–1.5 cm × ca. 6 mm, base rounded; longitudinal veins violet, cohering at apex, multicellular glandular hairy; calyx teeth nearly semirounded, margin membranous, ciliate, apex acute. Androgynophore ca. 1.5 mm, glabrous. Petals dark violet, 1.5–2 cm; claws oblanceolate, glabrous, with auricles; limbs exserted beyond calyx, broadly obovate, deeply 4-lobed; medial lobes narrowly elliptic, sometimes toothed or shallowly bifid; lateral lobes spreading, linear; coronal scales subsquarrose, laciniate. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles included. Capsule ovoid, 8–10 mm, shorter than persistent calyx. Seeds ca. 2.5 mm, winged. Fl. Aug–Sep, fr. Sep–Oct. • Alpine grasslands; 3000–4000 m. NW Yunnan.


Comment:

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

Included taxa

No included taxa registered

5 Sequence(s):

3 specimen(s):

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