Genus: Silene L.

Family: Caryophyllaceae
  Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
      Tribe: Sileneae
Common names: campion, catchfly
Genus number: 11156
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 149
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Lychnis L., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Burleigh, J. G. & T. P. Holtsford 2003. Molecular systematics of the eastern North American Silene (Caryophyllaceae): evidence from nuclear ITS and chloroplast trnL intron sequences. (Rhodora) 105:76-90.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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