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Silene odoratissima Bunge

in Ledeb. Fl. Alt. ii. 148. , 1830
ID: 23 | IPNI
Type: in sabulosis ad fl. Irtysch haud procul alacu, qui Noor-Saisan vocatur (M.) Fl. Junio, C. Meyer 1826.VI.3 LE , lectotypified by Lazkov, G.A. (2002). Type specimens of Central Asian species of genera Lychnis, Melandrium, Physolychnis, Silene (Caryophyllaceae) in the Herbarium of Komarov Botanical Institute. Bot. Zhurn.. 87(5): 128-135
=Silene odoratissima var. olgiana (B.Fedtsch.) Kozhevn., Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 22: 105 (1985):. , 1985 Basionym: Silene olgiana B.Fedtsch., , Type: ,
=Cheiropetalum radians E. Fr., Ind. Sem. Hort. Upsal. (1857) ex Urban Addit. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol. (1881) 11, Basionym: Silene radians Kar. & Kir., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou xv. (1842) 168. , 1842 Type: in arenosis Songariae inter fontem Sassyk-pastau et montes Argantay. Fl. Junio. 4., Karelin and Kiriloff 1294 LE , isotypified by Gubanov et al. (1998). Nautchnoe nasledie vydayushchichsia russkich floristov Karelina i Kirilova. .

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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 odoratissima Bunge in Ledebour, Fl. Altaic. 2: 148. 1830. œ„”¨◊”≤› xiang ying zi cao Silene radians Karelin & Kirilow. Herbs somewhat suffruticose, greenish white, 30–60 cm tall, glabrous throughout. Stems caespitose, erect, multibranch-ed throughout. Basal leaves withered at anthesis; cauline leaves narrowly oblanceolate, 3–7 cm × 2–5(–9) mm, ciliate at margin, base attenuate, slightly clasping, apex acuminate or acute. Flow-ers bisexual, in a racemiform thyrse; cymules with peduncles ca. as long as or longer than pedicels, opposite, usually 1-flow-ered. Pedicel 1–2 cm, viscid; bracts lanceolate, herbaceous, mar-gin membranous, ciliate. Calyx tubular, clavate in fruit, 1.2–1.5 cm, glabrous; calyx teeth 1–2 mm. Androgynophore ca. 5 mm, sparsely villous. Petal claws oblanceolate, auricles not obvious; limbs exserted beyond calyx, white, 4-lobed; lobes linear, apex obtuse; coronal scales minute. Stamens and styles exserted; fila-ments glabrous. Styles 3. Capsule ovoid, 8–10 mm, shorter to ca. as long as calyx. Seeds brown, reniform, ca. 1.5 mm, pitted. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Jul–Aug. Sand dunes, grasslands. Xinjiang [Kazakstan, Russia].


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. Spergulifoliae (Boiss.) Schischk. (ID: 857)

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