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Related to genus Dianthus: Dianthus caryophyllus
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|Noun||1.||genus 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)