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Dianthus giganteus d’Urv., 1821

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Dianthus giganteus d’Urv., 1821
Common names: Δίανθος ο Γιγάντιος [Gr], Yabani Karanfil [Tu]

Mount Spil, MANİSA ● Turkey

Description: Very robust, up to 100 cm tall. Leaves to 8 mm wide. Inflorescence many-flowered (usually much more than 4 flowers per head). Epicalyx segments gradually tapered at apex.

Distribution: Balkans, Greece, Turkey. Naturalised in some central European countries. In Belgium, this species grows on coal mine heaps (Mons and Charleroi areas) and was obviously introduced on purpose (in so-called wild flower seed mixtures).

References:
Verloove F., 2010. Manual of the Alien Plants of Belgium, National Botanic Garden of Belgium.
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