Dianthus versicolor Fisch. ex Link

First published in Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 420 (1821)
This name is a synonym of Dianthus chinensis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Charkevicz, S.S. (ed.) (1996). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 8: 1-382. Nauka, Leningrad. [Cited as Dianthus chinensis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Dianthus chinensis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 6: 1-511. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Dianthus chinensis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources. [Cited as Dianthus versicolor.]
  • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2013). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 16. Taxon 62: 1355-1360. [Cited as Dianthus versicolor.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


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