Caryophyllaceae facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarnation family
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The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, is a family of flowering plants. The species are dicotyledons included in the order Caryophyllales. It is a large family, with 88 genera and some 2,000 species.
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The "maiden pink", Dianthus deltoides, belongs to the core group of Silenoideae.
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