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Silene rosiflora Kingdon-Ward ex W.W.Sm.

Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 8: 111. 1913 , 1913
ID: 233 | IPNI
Type: China, China: Yunnan: near Atuntsi; grown from seed, July 1912, at Bees Ltd. nurseries, F. Kingdon-Ward s.n. (E), Kingdon-Ward E , amb
=Silene sinowatsoni W.W.Sm., Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 12: 223. 1920 , 1920 Basionym: Silene salweenensis W.W.Sm., Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 11: 229. 1920 , 1920 Type: China, Forrest 14674, Forrest 14764 K , amb

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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 rosiflora Kingdon-Ward ex W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 8: 111. 1913. ∑€ª®”¨◊”≤› fen hua ying zi cao Silene salweenensis W. W. Smith; ?S. sinowatsonii W. W. Smith. Herbs perennial. Stems sparsely clustered, diffuse, ascending, 40–60 cm, multibranched, pubescent, apically glandular hairy. Leaves elliptic, sometimes nearly obovate, 2–4 × 1–2 cm, abaxially villous, adaxially papillose or sparsely hairy, margin coarsely ciliate, midvein prominent, base cuneate, apex rounded or obtuse, mucronulate; distal leaves smaller. Dichasia 7–15-flowered, rachis densely glandular hairy. Pedicel 2–4 cm, glandular hairy; bracts lanceolate or linear. Calyx campanulate, 1.1–1.3 cm × ca. 3.5 mm, umbilicate at base; longitudinal veins violet, densely glandular hairy; calyx teeth suborbicular or obtusely triangular, ca. 1.5 mm, sparsely villous. Androgynophore ca. 2 mm, glabrous. Petals pale red, ca. 2 cm; claws exserted ca. 5 mm beyond calyx, oblanceolate, glabrous, auricles inconspicuous; limbs nearly orbicular, ca. 5 mm, shallowly 4-lobed; medial lobes square or elliptic, entire, lateral lobes dentate; coronal scales narrowly elliptic, small, margin entire. Stamens included, ca. 1/2 as long as calyx; filaments glabrous. Styles prominently exserted. Capsule ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 8 mm. Fl. Sep, fr. Oct. • Grassl


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

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