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Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris   (Bladder Campion)


Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris  (CARYOPHYLLACEAE.) 
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Profile Date June-2003 (last update: 12-Jan-2019)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (June-2003) Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 2021-Feb-24

Nomenclature

Species name :

Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris  (Moench) Garcke

Authority :

Conrad Moench, Germany, 1744-1805 ;
Christian August Friedrich Garcke, Germany, 1819-1904

Synonyms :

Basionym or principal synonyms: No Main Synonyms
Full list of synonyms: [ PlantList ]   [ IPNI ]   [ Catalogue of Life ]

Plant Family :

Caryophyllaceae  Juss.
(Pink or Carnation Family)

English name(s) :

Bladder Campion, Bird's Egg, Maiden's Tears

Maltese name(s) :

Qasqejża

Status for Malta :

Indigenous. Present on the Maltese islands before man

Remarks :

-


Morphology and structure

PLANT STRUCTURE:

Character

Growth Form

Branching

Surface

Description

General
Picture

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LEAVES:

Character

Arrangement

Attachment

Venation

Description

General
Picture

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Character

Leaf Shape

Leaf Margin

Remarks

Description

General
Picture

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FLOWERS:

Character

Colour

Basic Flower Type

No. of Petals

No. of Sepals

Description

General
Picture

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Character

Inflorescence

Description

Ovary

Stamens

Description

General
Picture

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Character

Scent

Average Flower Size

Pollen Colour

Other Notes

Description


SEEDS:

Character

No. Per Fruit

Shape

Size

Colour

Description

General
Picture

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FRUIT AND OTHER BOTANICAL DATA:

Character

Fruit Type

Colour of Fruit

Subterranean Parts

Other Notes

Description

General
Picture

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Plant description and characters

Life Cycle:

Perennial.

Growth Form:

HEMICRYPTOPHYTE (prostate plants with flowers close to the ground)

Habitat:

Lanes along countryside, walls, cultivated and fallow land, and valley sides.

Frequency:

Scarce

Localities in Malta:

Fairy common. Located at Dingli (Villa Psaigon area), fields at Wied Babu (Zurrieq), Bahrija and also seen at the valley sides of Xlendi (Gozo).

Plant Height:

Up to 60cm.

Flowering Period:

Jan-May

Protection in Malta:

Not Protected by Law (LN200/2011 or LN311/2006)

Red List 1989:

Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Poison:

Not Poisonous.


Images (42 images)
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