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Silene gallica L.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 417 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Silene
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Silene anglica L. (1753)
=Silene cerastoides var. anomala Ball (1873) Afr. N.
=Silene lusitanica L. (1753)
=Silene gallica var. lusitanica (L.) Willk. & Lange (1878)
=Silene modesta Jord. & Fourr. (1866)
=Silene gallica var. modesta (Jord. & Fourr.) Rouy & Foucaud (1896)
=*Silene quinquevulnera L. (1753)
=Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera (L.) Mert. & Koch (1831)
=Cucubalus sylvestris Lam. (1779)
=Silene gallica var. sylvestris (Lam.) Asch. (1860)
=Silene gallica var. minor Ball (1877)
=Silene agrestina Jord. & Fourr. (1866)
=Silene gallica var. agrestina (Jord. & Fourr.) Rouy & Foucaud (1896)
=Silene bohemica Jord. & Fourr. (1866)
=Silene rosella Jord. & Fourr. (1866)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Weed along path in short grass; +-2000 m alt.
  Native in S Europe.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.15 - 0.45 m. Alt: 15 - 1965 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 352

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 1: 127 (1860). 

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 132  
  • Bonnet, E. & Barratte, J. F.G. (1896). Exploration Scientifique de la Tunisie. Catalogue Raisonne des Plantes Vasculaires de la Tunisie.   
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1914). Piantae Tripolitanae.
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 221 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 340 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 10: 52 (1963). 
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 124 (1979).
  • Med-Checklist 1: 259 (1984).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 1 1: 246 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 217
  • GREUTER, W. (1997). (1147) Proposal to conserve the name Silene gallica L. (Caryophyllaceae) against several synonyms of equal priority. Taxon 44: 102. 1995. Proposition acceptée, Taxon 46(2): 323-324
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 241
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 67 (1999).
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. I. 1: 137
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 129
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 186 (2008).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 13219
 
Record n°13219 modified 2008-07-17
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