African Plant Database

Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke
Protologue : Fl. N. Mitt.-Deutschland, ed. 9 64 (1869)
Information on the genus : Silene
Basionym : Behen vulgaris Moench
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke subsp. vulgaris
 Behen vulgaris Moench (1794)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Silene cucubalus Wibel (1799)
=Silene cucubalus var. angustifolia auct.
=Silene inflata var. angustifolia (Guss.) DC. (1805)
=Silene angustifolia Guss. (1827)
=Silene venosa var. angustifolia (Guss.) Wirtg. (1931)
=Silene angustifolia var. sersuensis (Pomel) Batt.
=Silene sersuensis Pomel (1874)
=*Silene venosa (Gilib.) Asch. (1859)
=Cucubalus behen L. (1753)
=Silene inflata var. rubriflora Ball (1877)
=Silene tenoreana Colla (1833)
=Silene vulgaris var. tenoreana (Colla) Jahand. & Maire (1932)
=*Silene cucubalus f. pseudovesicaria Maire
=*Silene vulgaris subsp. glareosa auct. Maroc, non (Jord.) Marsden-Jones & Turrill
=*Silene inflata Sm. (1800)
=Silene vulgaris var. lancifolia Rouy (1882)
=Silene cucubalus var. lancifolia (Rouy) Maire (1963)
=*Silene cucubalus var. platyphylla Maire
=Silene vulgaris subsp. angustifolia Hayek (1924)
=Silene inflata var. intricata Lowe (1857)
Taxon infra-specific
Silene vulgaris subsp. macrocarpa Turrill (1956)
Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke subsp. vulgaris
Silene vulgaris subsp. commutata (Guss.) Hayek (1924)
Silene vulgaris subsp. cratericola Franco (1971)
Silene vulgaris subsp. maritima (With.) Á. Löve & D. Löve (1961)
Silene vulgaris subsp. glareosa (Jord.) Marsden-Jones & Turrill
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennia, glabrous herb to 60 cm tall.
Ecology : not recrded
  Probably introduced. Widespread in Europe, Middle East, temperate Asia.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 220 (1932).  
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 59: 79
  • Med-Checklist 1: 277 (1984).
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 398 (1990). 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 204
  • 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: 228
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 61 (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: 143
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carte afrique num 134633
Record n°134633
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