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Taxon: Silene indica Roxb. ex Otth

Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Sileneae
Nomen number: 310836
Place of publication: A. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 1:368. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Dec-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (Himalayan region), Pakistan (n.)


  1. Bocquet, G. 1969. Revisio Physolychnidum (Silene sect. Physolychnis). Phanerog. Monogr. 1:1-342.
  2. Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir

Check other web resources for Silene indica Roxb. ex Otth :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310836. Accessed 26 January 2020.