1. Family: Caryophyllaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Silene L.
      1. Silene alexandrina (Asch.) Danin

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Kriti to Iran.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine

    Silene alexandrina (Asch.) Danin appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Israel J. Bot. 36: 65 (1987)

    Accepted by

    • Hand, R. (ed.) (2015). Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VIII Willdenowia 45: 245-259.

    Not accepted by

    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Silene apetala.]
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Silene apetala var. alexandrina.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Greuter, W. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2010). Med-Checklist Notulae, 29 Willdenowia 40: 189-204.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0