Dianthus superbus

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Dianthus superbus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Dianthus
Species: D. superbus
Binomial name
Dianthus superbus
Dianthus superbus

Dianthus superbus, also known as Large Pink, is a species of Dianthus native to Europe and northern Asia. It is a herbaceous perennial plant.

This flowering plant grows in Western Europe from northern Spain to Norway.[1] The wild flower is also native across northern Asia, including China and Japan.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Flora Europaea: Dianthus superbus;Euro+Med Plantbase Project: Dianthus superbus; retrieved 2012-8-10.
  2. Sun, Chung Ki et al. (1998). International Collation of Traditional and Folk Medicine: Northeast Asia, p. 28; Zhou, Jiaju et al. (2011). Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Medicines, Vol. 5, p. 427.

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