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Taxon: Silene chalcedonica (L.) E. H. L. Krause

 
Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Sileneae
Nomen number: 429989
Place of publication: J. Sturm, Deutschl. Fl. ed. 2, 5:96. 1901
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Maltese cross  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • scarlet-lychnis  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • croix de Jérusalem  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • lychnide de Chalcédoine  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • brennende Liebe  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • studentnejlika  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • zhou ye jian qui luo  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Lychnis chalcedonica; F NAmer); ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Lychnis chalcedonica; F NAmer)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia (w.)] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Xinjiang]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part (s.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Silene chalcedonica (L.) E. H. L. Krause :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=429989. Accessed 14 November 2018.