A new species of Silene sect. Dipterosperma (Caryophyllaceae)from Sicily

Vincenzo Ilardi, Saverio Sciandrello, Cristian Brullo, Vincenzo Ilardi, Gianpietro Giusso Del Galdo, Salvatore Brullo

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Abstract

Silene kemoniana, a new species of the section Dipterosperma from NW Sicily, is described and illustrated. It is a therophyte that occurs in mountains near Palermo, where it grows on Mesozoic limestones in xerophilous garigues. Its relationships with S. colorata and allied species are also examined. A key of the species belonging to sect. Dipterosperma is provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-216
Number of pages8
JournalANALES DEL JARDÍN BOTÁNICO DE MADRID
Volume69
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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Ilardi, V., Sciandrello, S., Brullo, C., Ilardi, V., Del Galdo, G. G., & Brullo, S. (2012). A new species of Silene sect. Dipterosperma (Caryophyllaceae)from Sicily. ANALES DEL JARDÍN BOTÁNICO DE MADRID, 69, 209-216.