Silene

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Silene is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. Containing nearly 900 species,[1] it is the largest genus in the family.[2] Common names include campion and catchfly. Many Silene species are widely distributed, particularly in the northern hemisphere.[2]

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Silene
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Silene dioica (red campion)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Silene
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Species

See list of Silene species

Synonyms[1]
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    • Acubalus Neck.
    • Alifiola Raf.
    • Anotites Greene
    • Behen Moench
    • Behenantha Schur
    • Carpophora Klotzsch
    • Charesia E.A.Busch
    • Cheiropetalum Fr. ex Urb.
    • Coccyganthe (Rchb.) Rchb.
    • Conosilene Fourr.
    • × Coromelandrium Graebn.
    • × Coromelandrum Graebn.
    • Coronaria Guett.
    • Corone Hoffmanns. ex Steud.
    • Cucubalus L.
    • Diplogama Opiz
    • Ebraxis Raf.
    • Elisanthe Rchb.
    • Evactoma Raf.
    • Exemix Raf.
    • Floscuculi Opiz
    • Flox Adans.
    • Gastrocalyx Schischk.
    • Gastrolychnis (Fenzl) Rchb.
    • Hedona Lour.
    • Kaleria Adans.
    • Leptosilene Fourr.
    • Lychnanthos S.G.Gmel.
    • Lychnidia Pomel
    • Lychnis L.
    • × Lychnisilene Cif. & Giacom.
    • Melandrium Röhl.
    • Muscipula Ruppius ex Fourr.
    • Neoussuria Tzvelev
    • Oberna Adans.
    • Oncerum Dulac
    • Otites Adans.
    • Peschkovia (Tzvelev) Tzvelev
    • Petrocoma Rupr.
    • Petrosilene Fourr.
    • Physocarpon Neck. ex Raf.
    • Physolychnis Rupr.
    • Pleconax Raf.
    • Polyschemone Schott, Nyman & Kotschy
    • Schischkiniella Steenis
    • Scribaea Borkh.
    • Silenanthe Griseb. & Schenk
    • Sofianthe Tzvelev
    • Uebelinia Hochst.
    • Ussuria Tzvelev
    • Viscago Zinn
    • Wahlbergella Fr.
    • Xamilenis Raf.
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