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 is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. Containing nearly 900 species, it is the largest genus in the family. Common names...
- Silene vulgaris, the bladder campion or maidenstears, is a plant species of the genus Silene of the family Caryophyllaceae. It is native to Europe, where...
- Silene undulata (Xhosa: iindlela zimhlophe—"white ways/paths", also known as Silene capensis, and African dream root) is a plant native to the Eastern...
- Bondarenko & Vved. Silene acutifolia Link ex Rohrb. Silene adelphiae Runemark Silene adenocalyx F.N.Williams Silene adenopetala Raikova Silene adenophora (Schischk...
- Silene latifolia subsp. alba (formerly Melandrium album), the white campion is a dioecious flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, native to most...
- Silene dioica (syn. Melandrium rubrum), known as red campion and red catchfly, is a herbaceous flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, native throughout...
- Silene alpestris, the alpine catch-fly, is a species of flowering plant in the pink family Caryophyllaceae, native to Europe in the mountains of Italy...
- 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 coronaria, the rose campion, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, native to Asia and Europe. Other common names include...
- Silene is a genus of plants. Silene may also refer to: Silenes, chemical compounds containing a Si=Si moiety Silenes (Si=C), chemical compounds containing...