African Plant Database


Silene villosa Forssk.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 88 (1775)
Information on the genus : Silene
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Silene villosa Forssk. var. villosa
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Silene villosa var. erecta Täckh. & Boulos (1974)
=Silene villosa var. graveolens Sickenb. (1901)
=Silene villosa var. ismailitica Schweinf. (1889)
=Silene villosa var. micropetala Coss. ex Batt. (1888)
=Silene canopica Delile
=*Silene villosa var. macropetala Maire
=Silene villosa var. macropetala Maire
 
Taxon infra-specific
Silene villosa Forssk. var. villosa
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, stems 7-45 cm high.
Ecology : Rocky places; in sand and gravel; 550-2300 m alt. Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman; N Africa, Libya, Egypt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 205 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 136  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 229 (1932).  
  • DAUMAS, P. & S. SANTA (1953). Les Silènes de l'Algérie et de la Tunisie. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 44: 264-323
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 344 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 10: 97 (1963). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 59: 93
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 127 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 280 (1984).
  • 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: 243
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 64 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 134
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
More info on :
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see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 13240
 
Record n°13240
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