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Silene alaschanica (Maxim.) Bocquet

Candollea xxii. 15 (1967).,
ID: 210 | IPNI
== Melandrium alaschanicum (Maxim.) Y.Z.Zhao, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Intramongol. 16(4): 588 (1985):., Basionym: Lychnis alaschanica Maxim., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg xxvi. (1880) 427., Type: Mongolia, Przewalski LE , 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 alaschanica (Maximowicz) Bocquet, Candollea 22: 15. 1967. ∫ÿ¿º…Ω”¨◊”≤› he lan shan ying zi cao Lychnis alaschanica Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, sér. 3, 26: 427. 1880; Melandrium alaschanicum (Maximowicz) Y. Z. Zhao. Herbs perennial, 20–30 cm tall, densely glandular villous throughout. Principal root conical, robust, slightly lignified, multi-crowned. Stems sparsely caespitose, erect, simple. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 3–7(–10) cm × 7–16 mm, both surfaces and margin glandular hairy, midvein prominent, base attenuate into petiole, apex obtuse or acute; distal leaves lanceolate, smaller than basal leaves. Flowers 1–4. Pedicel 1.3–1.5 cm, slender, densely glandular hairy; bracts linear-lanceolate, 3–8 mm, herbaceous. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 7–11 × 3–3.5 mm, open at apex, glandular hairy; longitudinal veins deep green or violet, shortly glandular villous, cohering at calyx teeth; calyx teeth triangular-ovate, ca. 4 mm, margin membranous, sparsely ciliate, apex obtuse or acute. Androgynophore ca. 1 mm. Petals exserted ca. 5 mm beyond calyx, lilac; claws prominently exserted, narrowly cuneate, with triangular auricles, long ciliate at base; limbs broadly obovate, ca. 4 mm, deeply bifid; lobes entire, linearly 1-lobed on two sides; coronal scales elliptic, laciniate. Stamens slightly exserted beyond corolla throat; filaments hairy at base. Styles exserted. Capsule ovoid, 8–9 mm, shorter than persistent calyx, 10-toothed. Seeds dark brown, rotund-reniform, ca. 1.5 mm, thick, minutely tuberculate. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Jul–Aug. • Mountain brush, mountain grasslands; 2000–2700 m. Nei Mongol, Ningxia.


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

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