EPPO Global Database

Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera(SILGQ)

Code created in: 2002-03-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SILGQ
  • Preferred name: Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Koch


A distinctive colour form of S. gallica, occurring with it. It is noted particularly in Japan, where the species has been  introduced and is widely naturalized. 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Silene quinquevulnera Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
five-wound catchfly English (AU)
silene à cinq blessures French
fushiguro Japanese
mantema Japanese
フシグロ Japanese
マンテマ Japanese