What is another word for carnation family?

5 synonyms found


[ kɑːnˈe͡ɪʃən fˈamɪli], [ kɑːnˈe‍ɪʃən fˈamɪli], [ k_ɑː_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i]

The term "carnation family" refers to a group of plants that are botanically related to the carnation flower. These plants are characterized by their attractive blooms and include species such as pinks, sweet Williams, and carnations themselves. While the term "carnation family" is the most commonly used to describe this group of plants, there are a variety of other synonyms that can also be used. These include the Dianthus family (named after the scientific name for carnations), the pink family (due to the prevalence of pink blooms in many species), and the Caryophyllaceae family (due to its classification within this plant family).

Synonyms for Carnation family:

How to use "Carnation family" in context?

Carnation family includes more than 5,000 species of flowering plants, including the familiar carnation. These are mostly annual plants that grow from a tuber or corm. Most of the family's members are used as ornamental plants or for their floral aroma. Carnation flowers are bright pink or yellow, and some species are used to produce carnations for sale in the flower market.

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