genus Dianthus

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Related to genus Dianthus: Dianthus caryophyllus
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Noun1.genus Dianthus - carnations and pinksgenus Dianthus - carnations and pinks      
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
garden pink, pink - any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
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Members of the Since most dianthus form The Telstar genus Dianthus, carnations, attractive green or (shown at right) Chinese pinks, and sweet blue-green mats of and Ideal strains William are usually grown foliage, they look best are strong as annuals.