Silene kingii

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Silene kingii


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Sileneae
Genus: Silene
Subgenus: S. subg. Behenantha
Sectio: S. sect. Physolychnis
Species: Silene kingii


Silene kingii (S.Watson) Bocquet, Candollea 22: 29 (1967).


  • Gastrolychnis kingii (S. Wats.) W. A. Weber
  • Lychnis apetala var. kingii (S. Wats.) S. L. Welsh
  • Lychnis kingii S. Wats.
  • Melandrium kingii (S. Watson) Tolm.
  • Wahlbergella kingii (S. Wats.) Rydberg


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • USA (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: King's campion
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