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Dianthus: Quiz


Question 1: Also three species of ________ case-bearers feed exclusively on Dianthus; C. dianthi, C. dianthivora and C. musculella (which feeds exclusively on D. suberbus).
LepidopteraArtemisia (genus)Coleophora striatipennellaColeophora

Question 2: The colour ________ may be named after the flower.
RedPinkRose (color)Fuchsia (color)

Question 3: The name Dianthus is from the Greek words dios ("god") and anthos ("flower"), and was cited by the Greek botanist ________.
TheophrastusMuhammad ibn Zakariya al-RaziAristotleAvicenna

Question 4: ________ - Carnation or Clove Pink
ChrysanthemumDianthus caryophyllusCaryophyllaceaeMother's Day

Question 5: Dianthus species are used as food plants by the larvae of some ________ species including Cabbage Moth, Double-striped Pug, Large Yellow Underwing and The Lychnis.

Question 6: The ________ have five petals, typically with a frilled or pinked margin, and are (in almost all species) pale to dark pink.
FlowerFlowering plantFruitSeed


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