Definition of Silene. Meaning of Silene. Synonyms of Silene

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Definition of Silene

Silene
Silene Si*le"ne, n. [NL., fr. L. Silenus, the attendant of Bacchus.] (Bot.) A genus of caryophyllaceous plants, usually covered with a viscid secretion by which insects are caught; catchfly. Bon Sil[`e]ne. See Sil[`e]ne, in the Vocabulary.

Meaning of Silene from wikipedia

- Silene conoidea – weed silene Silene coronaria – rose campion Silene dichotomaforked catchfly Silene diclinis Silene dioica – red campion Silene douglasii...
- Silene undulata (Xhosa: iindlela zimhlophe—"white ways/paths", also known as Silene capensis, and African dream root) is a plant native to the Eastern...
- Silene stenophylla is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae. Commonly called narrow-leafed campion, it is a species in the genus Silene...
- Silene vulgaris, the bladder campion or maidenstears, is a plant species of the genus Silene of the pink family (Caryophyllaceae). It is native to Europe...
- Silene, or silalkenes, are unsaturated hydrosilicons, which means that they consist only of hydrogen and silicon atoms and all bond, with the exception...
- Silene acaulis, known as moss campion or cushion pink, is a small mountain-dwelling wildflower that is common all over the high arctic and tundra in the...
- Silene virginica, the fire pink, is a wildflower in the pink family, Caryophyllaceae. It is known for its distinct brilliant red flowers. Each flower is...
- Silene latifolia (formerly Melandrium album), the white campion is a dioecious flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, native to most of Europe...
- Silene may refer to: Silene, a plant genus. Silanylidene group, a chemical compound containing the =Si moiety. Silenes, a cl**** of chemical compounds,...
- Silene dioica (syn. Melandrium rubrum), known as red campion and red catchfly, is a herbaceous flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, native throughout...
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