EPPO Global Database

Silene latifolia subsp. alba(MELAL)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MELAL
  • Preferred name: Silene latifolia subsp. alba
  • Authority: (Miller) Greuter & Burdet

Notes

Most of Europe. In the classical view, subsp. alba was the separate species S. alba. As a subspecies of S. latifolia, it is most widely distributed, ranging from northern Europe to northern Mediterranean, while subsp. latifolia replaces it further south. However, many authors do not accept any separation into subspecies. The common names given here for subsp. alba can equally be appied to subsp. latifolia

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Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lychnis alba Miller
Melandrium album (Miller) Garcke
Silene alba (Miller) Krause
Silene pratensis (Rafinesque) Godron

Common names
Name Language
evening campion English
evening lychnis English
water campion English
white campion English
white cockle English (US)
weiße Lichtnelke German
weiße Nachtnelke German
weiße Waldnelke German
compagnon blanc French
lychnis dioïque French
lychnis du soir French
mélandrie blanche French
silène blanche French
silène des prés French
colleja blanca Spanish
gittaione bianco Italian
melandrio bianco Italian
silene a foglie larghe Italian
silene bianca Italian
avondskoekoeksbloem Dutch
assobios Portuguese
vitblära Swedish
hirohanomantema Japanese
matsuyoisennô Japanese
ヒロハノマンテマ Japanese
マツヨイセンノウ Japanese
дрёма беловатая Russian
смолёвка белая Russian
смолёвка луговая Russian
aften-pragstjerne Danish
kvit jonsokblom Norwegian
valkoailakki Finnish
gıcıgıcı Turkish
bniec biały Polish
fehér mécsvirág Hungarian
klokëz Albanian
melandra e bardhë Albanian
veshlepuri Albanian
бяло плюскавиче Bulgarian
melandri blanc Catalan
bijeli golesak Croatian
knotovka bílá Czech
silenka bílá Czech
silenka širolistá bílá Czech
valge pusurohi Estonian
baltā spulgotne Latvian
baltažiedė naktižiede Lithuanian
baltažiedis šakinys Lithuanian
opaiță Romanian
бели пуцавац Serbian
бијели пуцавац Serbian
knotovka biela Slovak
beli slizek Slovene
куколиця біла Ukrainian