Silene villosa

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Silene villosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Silene
Species: S. villosa
Binomial name
Silene villosa

Silene villosa, or Desert Campion, is a therophyte and an annual plant of the family Caryophyllaceae and genus Silene. It has ascending and spreading branches of around 50 cm. It blooms from February to April and its flowers are white, tubular, and solitary.

External links[edit]

  • "Silene villosa Forssk. record n° 13240" (HTML). African plants database. South African National Biodiversity Institute, the Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and Tela Botanica. Retrieved 2008-04-22.