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Agrostemma githago L.

Species Plantarum 2 1753 , 1753
ID: 244 | IPNI
== Silene githago (L.) Krause, , 1901==Lychnis githago (L.) Scop., Flora Carniolica 1 1772 , 1771Type: "Habitat inter Europa segetes.", ,
=Agrostemma githago var. nanum Hartm., , ==Agrostemma githago var. nanum Hartm, , ==Agrostemma githago var. linicolum (Terechov) K.Hammer, Kulturpflanze, 30: 51, 1982==Agrostemma githago var. macrospermum (Levina) K.Hammer, Kulturpflanze 30: 51 (1982):. , 1982==Agrostemma githago subsp. thessalum (Bornm.) Greuter, Willdenowia 25(1): 107. 1995 , 1995

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Description:

Reference: Zhou, L., Wu, Z. -Y., Lidén, M. & Oxelman, B. Agrostemma (1 sp.). In Wu, Z.-Y. & Raven, P. H. (eds) Flora of China 6: 100. Missouri Botanical Garden. ISBN 1-930723-05-9.
Agrostemma githago Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 435. 1753. ¬Ûœ…ŒÃ mi xian weng Plants, 60–90 cm tall, with long appressed grayish hairs. Stems unbranched, often with axillary dichasia above. Leaves linear or linear-lanceolate, 4–13 cm × (2–)5–10 mm, midvein prominent, base slightly connate, apex acute. Pedicel very long. Calyx tube 1.2–1.5 cm, abaxially villous; teeth 2–3 cm. Petal limbs pink, 1.4–1.8 cm, shorter than calyx teeth; claw white, narrowly cuneate; limb dark red, obovate, emarginate. Stamens and styles exserted. Capsule ovoid, 1.2–1.8 cm, slightly longer than calyx. Seeds black, ovoid or reniform, 2.5–3 mm, with prominent acute tubercles. Fl. Jun–Aug, fr. Jul–Sep. 2n = 24, 48. Weed of fields, wheat farmlands, roadside grasslands. Heilongjiang, Jilin, Nei Mongol, Xinjiang [native to the Mediterranean region; naturalized elsewhere]. This species is used medicinally. The stem, leaves, and seeds are poisonous.


Comment: A. githogo s.str is tetraploid (http://www.tropicos.org/NameSearch.aspx?projectid=9).

Superordinate taxon: Agrostemma L. (ID: 799)

Included taxa

No included taxa registered

24 Sequence(s):

7 specimen(s):

TDWG 3 regions:

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