African Plant Database


Silene biafrae Hook. f.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 7: 183 (1864)
Information on the genus : Silene
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial (or annual?) herb, 15-75 cm high, simple or from the prostrate thallus; leaves 5-10 mm long, often simple
Ecology : Mountains, sparce grassy places, often on cinder slopes; 2000- 3600 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 205 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 13231
 
Record n°13231
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