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Silene

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silene

(Science: botany) A genus of caryophyllaceous plants, usually covered with a viscid secretion by which insects are caught; catchfly. Bon Silene. See Silene, in the vocabulary.

Origin: NL, fr. L. Silenus, the attendant of Bacchus.