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.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||ANALES DEL JARDÍN BOTÁNICO DE MADRID|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Plant Science
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.