Lychnis

Lychnis

Synonymy

Lychnis L., Sp. Pl. 1: 436. 1753 sec. Oxelman & al. (2001)

Content

Notes

This circumscription, including around twenty species, is strongly supported as monophyletic (e.g., Popp & al. 2008, Greenberg & Donoghue 2011) with the African Uebelinia nested within. However, its relationships to Silene are not fully resolved (see under Silene).