Dianthus

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Dianthus caryophyllus
(carnation; type species)

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The name Dianthus is from the Greek words dios ("god") and anthos ("flower")

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Dianthus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Caryophyllaceae — numerous flowering plants, including carnations, pinks, and sweet william.

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