Silene nefelites (Caryophyllaceae), a new annual species from Sicily

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

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A new species of Silene sect. Dipterosperma, named S. nefelites C. Brullo, S. Brullo, Giusso & Ilardi spec. nova, from Sicily is described and illustrated. Some of the characteristics are pinnately nerved leaves, 10–25 mm long bracts and 10–15 mm long filaments. It is a therophyte occurring on the top of Mt. Erice, near Trapani, where it grows on calcareous rocky stands. Its relationships with S. colorata and allied species are also examined. A key to the Sicilian species belongingto S. sect. Dipterosperma is provided
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)223-232
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Physiology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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    Ilardi, V., Brullo, C., Ilardi, V., Del Galdo, G. G., & Brullo, S. (2014). Silene nefelites (Caryophyllaceae), a new annual species from Sicily. PHYTON-ANNALES REI BOTANICAE, 54, 223-232.