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Silene longicornuta C.Y.Wu & C.L.Tang

Acta Bot. Yunnan. 4(2): 149. 1982 , 1982
ID: 227 | IPNI
Type: China, 222 KUN , holo

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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 longicornuta C. Y. Wu & C. L. Tang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 4: 149. 1982. ≥§Ω«”¨◊”≤› chang jiao ying zi cao Herbs perennial, 7–15 cm tall. Roots robust. Stems solitary or sparsely clustered, erect, simple, rarely branched at base, densely villous and glandular hairy. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 5–12 × 1–2 cm, glabrous, margin long ciliate, midvein conspicuous, base attenuate into long petiole, apex acute or acuminate; cauline leaves 1 or 2 pairs, sessile, ovate-lanceolate, smaller than basal leaves. Cymes many flowered, rarely 2- or 3-flowered. Pedicel 1–2.5 cm, dense hairy with multicellular, violet glandular hairs; bracts ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 8–15 mm, herbaceous, densely glandular villous. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 1.2–1.7 cm × ca. 5 mm, densely violet glandular hairy, longitudinal veins violet; calyx teeth triangular-lanceolate, 3–4 mm, margin membranous, ciliate, apex acute. Androgynophore 1–2 mm, glabrous. Petals violet, to 2.5 cm; claws slightly exserted beyond calyx, white, cuneate-oblanceolate, 1–1.3 cm, glabrous, auricles orbicular, margin erose; limbs obovate, deeply 4-lobed to 2/3 of petals; medial lobes broadly band-shaped, sometimes emarginate at apex; lateral lobes linear, small; coronal scales lanceolate. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles included. Capsule globose. Seeds reniform, ca. 1 mm. Fl. Sep–Oct. • Stony fissures in mountains; ca. 2500 m. SW Sichuan, Yunnan.


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

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