Silene gallica L.

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Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 32.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Caryophyllaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Page 352.

Other sources of information about Silene gallica:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Silene gallica

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Silene gallica
African Plant Database: Silene gallica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Silene gallica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Silene gallica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Silene gallica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Silene gallica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Silene gallica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Silene gallica
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Silene gallica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Silene gallica
Ispot Southern Africa: Silene gallica
JSTOR Plant Science: Silene gallica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Silene gallica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Silene gallica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Silene gallica
Tropicos: Silene gallica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Silene gallica., retrieved 16 July 2019

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