1. Family: Caryophyllaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Silene L.
      1. Silene biafrae Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

    Caryophyllaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Habit
    Erect perennial herb, 6–30 in. high
    Calyx
    Calyx green with blackish-purple veins
    Corolla
    Petals blackish-purple above.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon

    Silene biafrae Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Thomas, D.W. [9326], Cameroon K000381351
    Keay, R.W.J. [28609], Cameroon K000106320
    Dalziel, J.M. [8328], Cameroon K000106322
    Adams, C.D. [6995], Cameroon K000106325
    Morton, J.K. [1160], Cameroon K000106318
    Morton, J.K. [1161], Cameroon K000106319
    Maitland, T.D. [1253], Cameroon K000106323
    Maitland, T.D. [1253], Cameroon K000106324
    Cheek, M. [3661a], Cameroon K000381349
    Hedberg, O. [93122], Cameroon K000087432
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9508], Cameroon K000106315
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9508a], Cameroon K000106316
    Breteler, F.J. [70], Cameroon K000106321
    Johnston, H.H. [43], Cameroon K000106317
    Mann G. [2034], Cameroon K000106327 Unknown type material
    Mann G. [2034], Cameroon K000106326 Unknown type material
    Mann G. [2034], Cameroon K000106328 Unknown type material

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 183 (1863)

    Accepted by

    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 139.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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