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Fam.: Caryophyllaceae / Campion Fam.      

Synon.:  Lychnis flos-cuculi  L.

Genus:  Silene  L.,  Lychnis  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   GREUTER:  Werner Rodolfo Greuter (1938 - ), Swiss botanist
   BURDET:  Hervé Maurice Burdet (1939 - ), Swiss botanist
 

Etymology:
   Silene:   Silen, Greek legendary figure
   flos-cuculi:   cuckoo flower
   Lychnis:   Roman plant name, from 'shiny'
 

Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D island Spiekeroog 10.6.1984
Fig. 1:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin
D island Spiekeroog 10.6.1984
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Lampertheim 16.5.2009
Fig. 2:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin
D Lampertheim 16.5.2009
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Lampertheim 16.5.2009
Fig. 3:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin
D Lampertheim 16.5.2009
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Lampertheim 10.5.2010
Fig. 4:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin
D Lampertheim 10.5.2010
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Göllheim 21.5.2006
Fig. 5:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin
D Göllheim 21.5.2006
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Birkenheide 14.4.2018
Fig. 6:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin (young plant)
D Birkenheide 14.4.2018
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Lampertheim 21.5.2012
Fig. 7:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin (color variant)
D Lampertheim 21.5.2012
Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin, D Frankfurt-Harheim 15.6.2013
Fig. 8:  Silene flos-cuculi / Ragged Robin
D Frankfurt-Harheim 15.6.2013

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