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Silene khasiana Rohrb.

Linnaea 36: 258. 1870 , 1870
ID: 231 | IPNI
Type: India, India orientali: Khasia alt. 1500-1800 m (Hook. fil. et Th.!), Hook.f. and Thomson K , 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 khasiana Rohrbach, Linnaea 36: 258. 1869. ø®Œ˜—«”¨◊”≤› ka xi ya ying zi cao Herbs perennial, glandular villous throughout. Stems sparsely caespitose, ascending, 50–80 cm, branched. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, 2.5–5 × 1–2.5 cm, conspicuously 3- or 5-veined, both surfaces glabrous or sparse hairy, margin ciliate, base rounded, apex acuminate. Cymes few flowered, lax (smaller lateral inflorescences often 1-flowered). Pedicel 1–3 cm; bracts lanceolate, herbaceous. First branch in dichasium sometimes very long (to 15 cm). Calyx campanulate, 8–10 mm, glandular hairy; longitudinal veins dark green, cohering at apex; calyx teeth lanceolate, apex acute. Androgynophore ca. 2 mm, glabrous. Petals pale red, claws narrow, ca. as long as calyx, glabrous, limbs deeply bifid, lobes obtuse; coronal scales small. Filaments glabrous. Capsule ovoid, ca. 8 mm. Seeds reniform; raphe obtuse. Xizang [India, ?Nepal].


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. Cucubaloideae Edgeworth & J.D. Hooker (ID: 818)

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