Genus: Lychnis L.

Usually considered a synonym of: Silene L.

 
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Sileneae
Genus number: 7048
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a rejected (nom. rej.), heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) of Silene L., nom. cons.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Bittrich, V. 1993. Caryophyllaceae. The families and genera of vascular plants. 2:233. Note: accepts
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: = Silene L.
  3. Greuter, W. 1995. Silene (Caryophyllaceae) in Greece: a subgeneric and sectional classification. Taxon 44:556. Note: = Silene subg. Lychnis
  4. Oxelman, B. et al. 2000. A revised generic classification of the tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 20:743-748. Note: accepts
  5. Rabeler, R. K. 1992. (1034) Proposal to conserve 2490 Silene L. against Lychnis L. (Caryophyllaceae). Taxon 41:126-128. Note: proposal to conserve Silene over Lychnis

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Lychnis
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=7048. Accessed 16 September 2019.