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Silene davidii (Franch.) Oxelman & Lidén

Novon 11(3): 322. 2001, 2001
ID: 110 | IPNI
== Hedona davidii (Franch.) F.N.Williams, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. xxxiv. 433. , Basionym: Lychnis davidii Franch., Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Ser. II, viii. 1885 (1886) 204. , 1885 (1886) Type: Moupine, in rupibus altissimis. Fl. Aug. 1869., David P , amb
=Silene kantzeensis C.L.Tang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 2(4): 439, nom. 1980, 1980==Melandrium caespitosum F.N.Williams, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 34: 431. 1899 [1898-1900 publ. 1899] , (Williams was aware that S. caespitosa B & F is a junior synonym of S. c. Stevens, but considered the recombination legitimate) Basionym: Silene caespitosa Bureau & Franch., J. Bot. (Morot) 5: 22. 1891, 1891 Type: prov. de Su-tchuen, ad sud de Batang , au sommet d’une passe (M. Bonvalot & Prince Henri d’Orleans) (P!) , M. Bonvalot and Prince Henri d’Orleans P , 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 davidii (Franchet) Oxelman & Lidén in Oxelman et al., Novon 11: 322. 2001. µÊ◊¥”¨◊”≤› dian zhuang ying zi cao Lychnis davidii Franchet, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Paris, sér. 2, 8: 204. 1885; Hedona davidii (Franchet) F. N. Williams; Melandrium caespitosum F. N. Williams; Silene caespitosa Bureau & Franchet (1891), not Salisbury (1796, nom. illeg., included S. acaulis Linnaeus), nor S. caespitosa Steven (1812); S. kantzeensis C. L. Tang. Herbs perennial, 4–8 cm tall. Roots brown, cylindric, slightly robust, multibranched, multi-crowned. Stems densely clustered, very short, simple. Basal leaves oblanceolate-linear, 1–2.5 cm × 2–3 mm, glabrous, coarsely and shortly ciliate, base attenuate, apex acuminate or acute; cauline leaves 1 or 2 pairs or absent, homomorphic with basal leaves. Flower solitary, erect, 1.5–2 cm in diam. Pedicel shorter than leaves, densely pubescent. Calyx dark violet, narrowly campanulate or cylindric-campanulate, 1.3–1.8 cm × 3–5 mm, base truncate, violet glandular hairy, longitudinal veins violet; calyx teeth triangular-ovate, margin membranous, ciliate, apex obtuse. Androgynophore ca. 1 mm, glabrous. Petals lilac or pale red, ca. 2 cm; claws narrowly cuneate, glabrous, auricles ovoid; limbs exserted beyond calyx, obovate, bifid deeply to middle; lobes narrowly rotund, margin entire, sometimes laterally obscurely 1-toothed; coronal scales obovoid, margin entire or laciniate. Stamens included; filaments glabrous. Styles included. Capsule cylindric or conical, ca. 15 × 3.5 mm, slightly longer than persistent calyx. Seeds globose-reniform, ca. 1 mm, slightly flat, nearly smooth; raphe dark brown, apex acute. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Sep–Oct. • Alpine meadows; (3500–)4100–4700 m. SE Qinghai, W Sichuan, Xizang, NW Yunnan.


Superordinate taxon: Silene unranked Asiae mediae (ID: 812)

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