Dianthus chinensis Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
annual pink China pink dianthus Indian pink Japanese pink pink rainbow pink

Dianthus chinensis is a species of Dianthus native to northern China, Korea, Mongolia, and southeastern Russia. It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 30–50 cm tall. The leaves are green to greyish green, slender, 3–5 cm long and 2–4 mm broad. The flowers are white, pink, or red, 3–4 cm diameter, produced singly or in small clusters from spring to mid summer. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant, both in China and elsewhere across temperate regions of the world; numerous cultivars have been selected for garden use.

Dianthus chinensis

Medical use

Economic importance of Dianthus chinensis

Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Xinjiang
    • Eastern Asia: Korea
    Naturalized
    • China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh; Nepal

Biological activities

Anticomplementary
Chrysoeriol-7-o-glucoside found in Shoot

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