Silene colorata

Silene colorata Poir.

Common Names

مديهينه (مِديهينه) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Conservation

Availability in Egypt

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Description

Size

Height: 10-30 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Mediterranean region, Egypt (Sinai).

Distribution in Egypt

Mareotic Sector, Isthmic Desert, Mountainous Southern Sinai.

Habitat

Sandy Soils and Wadi beds.

Life Expectancy

Annual.

Taxonomy

  • Silene bipartita Desf. var. stenophylla Boiss. (synonym)
  • Silene colorata Poir. var. stenophylla (Boiss.) Dinsm. (synonym)

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..