Taxon: Silene coeli-rosa (L.) Godr.

Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Sileneae
Nomen number: 401846
Place of publication: J. C. M. Grenier & D. A. Godron, Fl. France 1:221. 1847 "caeli-rosa"
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where Godron is identified as sole author of Silénées on p. 200
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France Corsica; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Libya
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Lebanon
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Serbia

  • Cultivated


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