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Silene moorcroftiana Benth.

Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 79 (1834). , 1839
ID: 79 | IPNI
== Silene persica subsp. moorcroftiana (Wall. ex Bentham) Chowdhuri, , Type: Luddak, Moorcroft, Moorcroft KK001111436 , amb
=Silene gyirongensis L.H.Zhou, Fl. Xizang. 1: 740 (1983). , 1983

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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 moorcroftiana Wallich ex Bentham in Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 79. 1839. ∏‘µÕÀπ…Ω”¨◊”≤› gang di si shan ying zi cao Silene gyirongensis L. H. Zhou; S. persica Boissier subsp. moorcroftiana (Wallich ex Bentham) Chowdhuri. Herbs perennial, 15–25 cm, shortly glandular hairy. Stems caespitose, basally slightly lignified, erect, simple. Leaves line-ar, narrowly lanceolate, or oblanceolate, 1.5–2.5 cm × 2–5 mm, both surfaces glandular hairy, midvein prominent, often curved. Flowers 1–3. Pedicel 1–2.5 cm. Calyx narrowly tubular-clavate, submembranous, 2–2.3 cm × ca. 3.5 mm, slightly umbilicate at base, with 10 longitudinal violet veins, densely glandular hairy; calyx teeth ca. 2 mm. Androgynophore ca. 1 cm, glabrous. Petal claws narrowly cuneate, ca. 1 cm, auricles triangular; limbs not exserted, pale red or white. Filaments glabrous. Styles slightly exserted. Capsule ovoid, 7–9 mm, shorter than persistent calyx. Seeds reniform. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug. Gravelly grasslands, fissures in cliffs; 3900–5000 m. W Xizang [Afghanistan, India, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan].


Superordinate taxon: Silene sect. Auriculatae (Boiss.) Schischkin (ID: 816)

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