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26. Silene coniflora Nees in DC., Prodr. 1:371. 1824. Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:578.1867; Rohrb., Monogr. der Gatt. Silene 89.1886; Aitchison in Trans. Linn. Soc. 3(1): 1888; Schischkin in Kom., Fl. USSR. 6: 691. 1936; E. Nasir in Biologia, 6:185.1860; Mizushima in Kitam., Fl. Afghan.: 115.1960; Zohary, Pl. Palest. 1:89.1966; Coode & Cullen in Davis, Fl. Turk. 2:241.1967; M. A. Qureshi & S. A. Khan in Pak. J. For. 17(2): 231.1967; Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 251.1872.


Annual, 6-20 cm tall. Stem simple or branched, erect, glandular-pubescent, viscid. Leaves c. 25 mm long, linear-lanceolate, base sessile, pubescent. Bracts linear. Inflorescence dichasial. Calyx 8-12 mm, conical, glandular-pubescent especially along the nerves, teeth lanceolate, 15-20-nerved. Petals white-pink obovate-cuneate, limb entire. Coronal scales oblong. Carporphore c. 1 mm. Capsule c. 10 mm, oblong-conical, included in the calyx.

Fl. Per.: May.

Type: Mesopotomia (Iran), Olivier.

Distribution: E. Mediterranean (Italy, Spain, Portugal), Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkestan Pakistan.

Uncommon. Perhaps undercollected.


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