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Silene  stewartii (Edgew.) Majumdar   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  stewartii (Edgew.) Majumdar 
SynonymsLychnis stewartii Edgew. (basionym)
Territory Indian SubcontinentIndia
grassland
Altitude2400-3300m
Description leaves narrowly linear, rigid, uninerved, margins curvate, flowers small, solitary, in axills of upper leaves, pendent, calyx oblong, pubescent, sepals long ciliate
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of British India (Hooker) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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