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Linnaean Name: Silene nutans Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 417 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europae borealis pratis aridis."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 583.18, middle specimen (LINN)
Designated by: Jeanmonod & Bocquet in Candollea 38 : 287 (1983)
Original Designation: Hepper in Watsonia 2 : 81 (1951)
Current Name: Silene nutans L.
Current Family: Caryophyllaceae
Comments: The sheet designated as the type by Hepper bears three specimens, to the middle of which Jeanmonod & Bocquet restricted the type choice. The same authors (in Candollea 38: 394, f. 4. 1983) also illustrate the type.
Record last updated: 14/03/2006