Silene fabarioides Hausskn.

S. fabarioides Hausskn., Mitt. Thur. Bot. Ver. N. F. V (1893) 47; F. N. Williams, Journ. Linn. Soc. XXXII (1896) 43; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. I (1924) 256; Chater et Walters, Fl. Eur. 1 (1964) 169;. Exs. PI. Bulg. Exs. No 535 — Мехуресто плюскавиче

Fam:   Caryophyllaceae Juss.
Genus:   Silene L.
Species: Silene fabarioides Hausskn.
English Name: x x x


Annual or biennial , naked, 25 - 65 cm tall plant. Stems single or several,  upright  curved at the base, is rising slightly. Basal leaves in rosette, narrowly elliptical shovel-similar or wedge back up to 5 cm long, 2.5 cm wide, entire or finely serrated edge cartilage; Stem 4 (5) pairs, fleshy; lower back ovoid lanceolate, up to 2.5 cm long, 1 - 2 cm wide; upper smaller widely lanceolate to lanceolate; any shorter or longer tapered. Inflorescence dihaziy on the top, with two identical 15 - 30 cm long partition; developed in recent asymmetrical  dihazii with elongated internodes, longer than the truncated branches of the inflorescence. Bracts triangular, tunicates, on the edge, sometimes on the surface ciliates. Flowers bisexual, downcast after fertilization upright handles. Calyx goals membranous, whitish to pale pink during flowering broad oval, slightly concave at the base, 10 - 10.5 mm long, 6-7 mm wide, with ovoid fruit back strongly bulging, up to 14 mm long and up to 10,5 mm wide, non-adherent to the fetus by 10 clear reddish, rarely brown or gray, strongly anastomosed, the non-renewal in the flower stalk veins; the teeth  of the calyx 2.5 - 3.5 mm long edge naked, the peak itself is short ciliary. Petals white, back to close sagittate,  the top ear-like extended, goal, almost indefinable over the calyx 8.5 - 9 mm long claw; plate to the base binary, reverse ovate wedge, 3.5 - 4 mm in long shares, the base with the crown of two 2.2 - 2.5 mm in length growths. Carpophore goal. 3 bars. Cumulus pear fruit box, strongly tapered at the top, when ripe hardens, with 1.6 - 1.7 mm wide aperture, up to 10.5 mm long, barely longer than the calyx, with outstretched teeth, at the bottom with 3 nests. Karpoforo goal, 2 - 2.2 mm long. Seeds kidney, 1.1 - 1.2 mm long, dark gray to greyish brown, verruca-similar; warts with black tips.

Flowering Time: Blooms: V - VIII.

References: „Флора на НР България”, том III, БАН, София, (1967)

Distribution in Bulgaria:

In rocky, mainly limestone seats and stony meadows. Znepole (Golo Bardo; with. Zemen, Kyustendil), Vitosha Region (Plana Mountain) .Slavyanka, Rhodope Mountains, between 500 and 2200 meters altitude. Indicate Pirin (Vel., 1910; Urum., 1923). (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Note: In „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, част I, Наука и изкуство, София, (1967)  /"Flora of Bulgaria", N. Stoyanov, B. Stefanov, Part I, Science and Art, Sofia (1967) is cited as one of the deposits of this species of Vitosha Region (Lozen Mountain) instead of Plana Mountain as in „Флора на НР България”, том III, БАН, София, (1967) /"Flora of Peoples Republic Bulgaria", Volume III, Bul. Acad. of Sci., (1967). My photos of this species are taken of Lozen mountain.

Distribution: Greece (Thessaly and Epirus and Macedonia). Balkan endemic.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

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