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Dianthus carthusianorum

Dianthus carthusianorum, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Caryophylleae
Genus: Dianthus
Subgenus: D. subg. Carthusianastrum
Sectio: D. sect. Carthusianum
Subsectio: D. subsect. Carthusianoides
Species: Dianthus carthusianorum
Subspecies: D. c. subsp. carthusianorum – D. c. subsp. latifolius – D. c. subsp. sudeticus

Dianthus carthusianorum L. (1753)

Dianthus carthusianorum All. = Dianthus chinensis subsp. chinensis
Dianthus carthusianorum Sibth. & Sm. = Dianthus giganteus subsp. giganteus


D. × aschersonii – D. × bottemeri – D. × dufftii – D. × huebneri – D. × lorberi – D. × lucae – D. × spurius – D. × vukotinovicii

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 409.


Hassler, M. 2019. Dianthus carthusianorum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Sep 05. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dianthus carthusianorum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Sep 05. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dianthus carthusianorum. Published online. Accessed: Sep 05 2019. 2019. Dianthus carthusianorum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Sep 05.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Dianthus carthusianorum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Vernacular names
беларуская: Гваздзік картузіянскі
kaszëbsczi: Krzoska
čeština: hvozdík kartouzek, hvozdík kartouzek hadcový
dansk: Karteuser-Nellike, Kartheuser-Nellike
Deutsch: Kartäusernelke, Karthäusernelke, Karthäuser-Nelke
English: carthusian pink
español: betónica silvestre, clavel, clavelillo, clavelina, clavelina de los cartujos, clavelinas de los cartujos, clavelinas montesinas, clavelinas silvestres, clavellina
eesti: Kartuusia nelk
suomi: Munkkineilikka
français: Œillet des Chartreux
hornjoserbsce: Šćětkojta nalika
magyar: Barátszegfű, kőszegfű
Nederlands: Karthuizer Anjer, Kartuizer anjer
polski: Goździk kartuzek
slovenčina: klinček kartuziánsky
svenska: Brödranejlika
Tiếng Việt: Dianthus ferrugineus

Dianthus carthusianorum, commonly known as Carthusian pink, is a species of Dianthus, native to Europe, from Spain north to Belgium and Poland, and east to Ukraine, occurring in dry, grassy habitats at elevations of up to 2,500 meters (8,200 ft) in mountains.[1][2]

It is a variable herbaceous perennial plant growing to 60 centimeters (24 in) tall. The leaves are slender, up to 7 centimeters (2.8 in) long and 5 millimeters (0.20 in) broad. The flowers are 18–20 millimeters (0.71–0.79 in) wide, dark pink to purple, occasionally white; they are produced several together in tight flowerhead.[2][3]


Flora Europaea: Dianthus carthusianorum
Blamey, M. & Grey-Wilson, C. (1989). Flora of Britain and Northern Europe. ISBN 0-340-40170-2
Huxley, A., ed. (1992). New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. Macmillan ISBN 0-333-47494-5.

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