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Fam.: Caryophyllaceae / Campion Fam.      

Synon.:  Silene uniflora  ROTH  subsp. prostrata  (GAUDIN) CHATER & WALTERS

Genus:  Silene  L.
 

Authors:
   MOENCH:  Conrad Moench (1744 - 1805), chemist and botanist from Marburg (Germany)
   GARCKE:  Christian August Friedrich Garcke (1819 - 1904), German botanist
   GAUDIN:  Jean Francois Aimé Theophile Philippe Gaudin (1766 - 1833), Swiss priest and botanist
   SCHINZ:  Hans Schinz (1858 - 1941), Swiss explorer and botanist
   THELL.:  Albert Thellung (1881 - 1928), Swiss botanist
   ROTH:  Albrecht Wilhelm Roth (1757 - 1834), physician and botanist from Bremen (Northern Germany)
   CHATER:  Arthur Oliver Chater (1933 - ), Scottish botanist
   WALTERS:  Stuart Max Walters (1920 - 2005), British botanist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Silene:   Silen, Greek legendary figure
   vulgaris:   common
   prostrata:   flatly sprawled
   uniflora:   one-flowered
 

As Silene vulgaris subsp. glareosa Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata is a petite mountain form. Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata has wide leaves, but less flowers than glareosa, only one to three.

 

Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, E Picos de Europa, Fuente De 14.8.2012
Fig. 1:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
E Picos de Europa, Fuente De 14.8.2012
Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Fig. 2:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Fig. 3:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Fig. 4:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Fig. 5:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Fig. 6:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion, F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016
Fig. 7:  Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata / Prostrate Bladder Campion
F Col de la Bonette 8.7.2016

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