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Common name

English: White Campion

German: Weiße Lichtnelke

Mandarin: 叉枝蝇子草 (cha zhi ying zi cao)

Portuguese: Assobios

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

            Epithet: latifolia Poir. (9)

Synonym: Lychnis divaricata Rchb.

divaricata => straggly, sprawling, or spreading

latifolia => with broad leaves

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Silene latifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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