Silene latifolia

Silene latifolia

  • Silene latifolia
  • Silene latifolia
  • Silene latifolia
  • Silene latifolia
  • Flower name
    Silene latifolia
  • Scientific name
    Silene latifolia
  • Alias松本仙翁, ヒロハノマンテマ, Silene
  • Place of originEurope to West Asia
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Silene latifolia

Silene latifolia (Scientific name: Silene alba) is a native of Europe to West Asia and is a perennial of the family Caryophyllaceae. In the summer, it makes put flower stems out and add a fragrant white flower to the divergent inflorescence stretching from the tip. Flowers are five valve plants, flower petals are heart shaped, and the tip is broken wiggly.

Name: Silene latifolia , Scientific name: Silene alba, Origin: Europe to Western Asia, Japan's inhabitation Distribution: Hokkaido to Honshu, Environment: Mountain grassland and forest edge, life type: perennial plant, plant height: 30 to 60 cm, stems stand upright well branching, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf blade: 2 to 4 cm , Leaf margin: birth, leaf margin: all edges, radial symmetric flower, bisexual flower, inflorescence form: discrete inflorescence, flower diameter: 2 cm, petal number: 5, stamens number: 10, flower color: white, flowering period: June o July, fruit type: fruits, uses: gardening, potted plant, cut flowers


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Silene
  • Species
    S. latifolia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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