Silene alexandrina

Silene alexandrina


Source: Marhold, K. (2011+): Caryophyllaceae. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.
Silene alexandrina (Asch.) Danin in Israel J. Bot. 36: 65. 1987
  • Silene apetala var. alexandrina Asch. in Ascherson & Schweinfurth, Ill. Fl. Égypte: 46. 1887


Cr Cy Eg Ir 

Euro+Med not endemic: Crete, with Karpathos nativeA; Cyprus nativeB; Egypt nativeB; Israel/Palestine nativeB,C,D

Common Names

Hebrew (Israel): צִפָּרְנִית אֲלֶכְּסַנְדְּרוֹנִיתE


A. Greuter, W. & Raus, T. 2010: Med-Checklist Notulae, 29. – Willdenowia 40: 189-204
B. Danin, A. 1987: Contributions to the flora of Israel and Sinai. I. Studies in the apopetalous genera Minuartia, Silene, Polygala and Sedum. – Israel journal of botany 36: 63-71
C. Ali-Shtayeh, M. S., Jamous, R. M. & Abuzaitoun, S. Y. 2022: Analysis of floristic composition and species diversity of vascular plants native to the State of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip). – Biodivers. Data J. 10(e80427): 1-24.
D. Feinbrun, N. 1966: Flora Palaestina 1 (as Silene apetala var. alexandrina Asch.)
E. Danin, A.: Flora of Israel Online –