Images by Gurcharan Singh, (Mani Nair – Id by Gurcharan Singh) & Ankush Prakash 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Dianthus-barbatus-Delhi-2.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Dianthus-barbatus-Delhi-1.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/46575_156665461012945_3872317_n.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/m_DSCN1155.jpg

 

Sweet William; 
 
Ornamental herb up to 60 cm tall with lanceolate to narrowly elliptic green leaves, usually faintly 5-nerved; flowers in various colours forming a round-topped inflorescence subtended by leaf-like bracts; calyx striate with acuminate teeth, bracts 4, as long as calyx; petals toothed and bearded;   

Garden in Ooty ¦7300 ft asl ¦17 NOV 11


Dianthus barbatus I suppose


Sending 10 posts, each containing 1 photo of Dianthus flowers found in gardens of holiday resorts; they could be cultivars of same / different species of Dianthus. I am aware – one view alone is not sufficient to arrive at ID to species level; however, taking the opportunity of celebrating the Caryophyllaceae Week !  
Garden in Ooty ¦7300 ft asl ¦17 NOV 11


Dianthus barbatus I hope


 

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Dianthus-barbatus-Delhi-2-7.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Dianthus-barbatus-Delhi-1-2.jpg
Caryophyllaceae Week: Dianthus barbatus from Delhi:  Dianthus barbatus L., Sp. Pl. 409. 1753.

Common name: Sweet William
Ornamental herb up to 60 cm tall with lanceolate to narrowly elliptic green leaves, usually faintly 5-nerved; flowers in various colours forming a round-topped inflorescence subtended by leaf-like bracts; calyx striate with acuminate teeth, bracts 4, as long as calyx; petals toothed and bearded;  
Photographed from Khalsa College Botanical Garden, Delhi.


 

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/46575_156665461012945_3872317_n-5.jpg
Caryophyllaceae Week: Dianthus from Srinagar MN081212 Dianthus from a Srinagar garden.

June 2009


A typical Dianthus barbatus

Very good photograph.

Dianthus barbatus


Yes Dianthus barbatus, nice photographs.


  

 

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Symbiosis%20737.jpg
SYMBIOSIS : 737 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1) 
Attaching an image of a Moth on Dianthus.


It should be Dianthus barbatus L.  as per images herein.


    

 
References:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.