Dianthus versicolor

Dmitry Poltavsky - Dianthus versicolor

Dmitry Poltavsky - Dianthus versicolor

Dianthus is a genus of about 300 species of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. The name Dianthus is from the Greek words Dios (Zeus) and Anthos (flower), and was cited by the Greek botanist Theophrastus. Dianthus versicolor is used in traditional Mongolian medicine against liver impairment.