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Genus: Viscaria Bernh.

Probable synonym of: Silene L.

Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily Caryophylloideae tribe Sileneae
Genus number: 17611
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Comments:

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 2002. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 53. Taxon 51:797. [proposal recommended].
  • Frajman, B. et al. 2009. Phylogenetic relationships of Atocion and Viscaria (Sileneae, Caryophyllaceae) inferred from chloroplast, nuclear ribosomal, and low-copy gene DNA sequences. Taxon 58:811–824. [accepts].
  • Greuter, W. 1995. Silene (Caryophyllaceae) in Greece: a subgeneric and sectional classification. Taxon 44:557. [= Silene subg. Viscaria].
  • Oxelman, B. et al. 2000. A revised generic classification of the tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 20:753–748. [accepts].
  • Oxelman, B. et al. 2001. (1476) Proposal to conserve the name Viscaria against Steris (Caryophyllaceae, Sileneae). Taxon 50:281–282.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition. (F Eur ed2) [= Lychnis L.].
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Check other nomenclature databases for Viscaria:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?17611 (29 July 2014)

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