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Silene bungei Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 15 (1967).,
ID: 202 | IPNI
== Gastrolychnis tristis (Bunge) Czerep., Sosud. Rast. SSSR: 161 (1981):. , 1981 Basionym: Lychnis tristis Bunge, in Ledeb. Fl. Alt. ii. 184. , 1830 Type: Ledebour S , iso
=Melandrium triste Fenzl, Fl. Ross. (Ledeb.) 1(2): 326. 1842 [1-8 Oct 1842] , 1842

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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 bungei Bocquet, Candollea 22: 15. 1967. ∞µ…´”¨◊”≤› an se ying zi cao Lychnis tristis Bunge in Ledebour, Fl. Altaic. 2: 184. 1830, not Silene tristis Salisbury (1796, nom. illeg., included S. undulata Aiton); Melandrium triste (Bunge) Fenzl ex Ledebour. Herbs perennial, (15–)25–40(–50) cm tall. Roots vertical, gray-brown, robust, lignified; root crowns multibranched, slightly lignified, with procumbent stems. Stems sparsely caespitose, erect, pale yellowish green, ± black at apex, simple, basally glabrous, apically hirtellous with intermixed black glandular hairs. Basal leaves oblanceolate or linear-oblanceolate, 4–10 cm × 6–10 mm, base attenuate into petiole, apex obtuse or acute; cauline leaves 1–4 pairs, narrowly elliptic, smaller than basal leaves, nearly sessile, slightly sheathed, both surfaces glabrous, ciliate, hairy at veins abaxially, midvein prominent; distal leaves narrowly lanceolate, sometimes withered, coarsely glandular hairy. Flowers solitary, sometimes 2 or 3, nutant, erect in late anthesis. Pedicel ca. as long as calyx, elongating in late anthesis, viscid, villous. Calyx globose-campanulate, saccate, 1.8–2.2 × 1.2–1.5 cm, membranous, sparsely robust glandular hairy, contracted at apex, opened in late anthesis; veins dark violet, with brown-violet glandular hairs, coherent at calyx teeth; calyx teeth triangular, margin ciliate, apex acute. Androgynophore 2–3 mm, villous. Petals exserted 1–3 mm beyond calyx, dark violet; claws 1.4–1.6 cm, cuneate, with narrow auricles, limbs emarginate or shallowly bifid; lobes entire or shallowly toothed, rarely 1-toothed obscurely at base of two sides; coronal scales small, cuneate, with minute teeth at apex. Stamens included. Styles 5. Capsule orbicular, 1.2–1.5 × 1–1.4 cm, 5-toothed. Seeds dark brown, reniform, ca. 1.4 mm, thick, flat, with prominent papillae abaxially. Fl. Jun–Jul. Alpine grasslands, shifting screes; 4000–5300 m. Xinjiang [Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia].


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

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