In the Pastorals of Virgil, the old silene sings the chaos and the organization of the world.
At last the insect wearies and leaves the Mantis hanging to the silene.
It feeds on the roots of seaside campion (silene maritima), July to September.
The corolla shows greater decrease in size in Melandryum and silene, in diffuse light, though the relative form is maintained.
We found a new species of floweret of the genus silene, but unknown to us.
silene Pendula, when sown in the autumn, makes a pleasing show of pink flowers in the spring.
The country was at that time ravaged by a dragon whose lair was a great pond near the royal city of silene.
A shrubby silene is nearly as tall; and an allied endemic genus, Schiedea, has numerous shrubby species.
The Nottingham Catchfly (silene nutans) is a very interesting case.
silene dianthoïdes (Siakul) is a pretty flower found on the high mountains.