Taxon: Dianthus balbisii Ser.

Genus: Dianthus
Family: Caryophyllaceae
  Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
      Tribe: Caryophylleae
Nomen number: 13814
Place of publication: A. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 1:356. 1824
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Italy; Montenegro; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Brullo, S. et al. 2000. New taxa belonging to Dianthus vulturius Guss. & Ten. group (Caryophyllaceae) from S. Calabria (Italy) Portugalia Acta. Biol. sér. A 19:315.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit) 1:192.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Dianthus balbisii Ser. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Dianthus balbisii cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image