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Genus: Lychnis L.

Probable synonym of: Silene L.

Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily Caryophylloideae tribe Sileneae
Genus number: 7048
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
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List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Bittrich, V. 1993. Caryophyllaceae. In: Kubitzki, K., ed., The families and genera of vascular plants. (Kubitzki) 2:233. [accepts].
  • Greuter, W. 1995. Silene (Caryophyllaceae) in Greece: a subgeneric and sectional classification. Taxon 44:556. [= Silene subg. Lychnis].
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist. (L Medit) [= Silene L.].
  • Oxelman, B. et al. 2000. A revised generic classification of the tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 20:743–748. [accepts].
  • Rabeler, R. K. 1992. (1034) Proposal to conserve 2490 Silene L. against Lychnis L. (Caryophyllaceae). Taxon 41:126–128. [proposal to conserve Silene over Lychnis].
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check other nomenclature databases for Lychnis:

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

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?7048 (20 December 2014)

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