Dianthus chinensis Health effects and herbal facts
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.
Economic importance of Dianthus chinensis
- China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Xinjiang
- Eastern Asia: Korea
- China: China
- Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh; Nepal
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