|Common Names - Pink family or carnation family||Synonyms -|
|Authority - Juss.||Total Number of genera - 88|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 2300|
|Plant forms - Herb/Shrub/Tree|
|World Distribution - Frigid zone to tropical. Cosmopolitan.Ttemperate climates, with a few species growing on tropical mountains. Especially temperate & warm North America.|
|Comments - Small trees (a few), or shrubs (a few), or herbs (mainly) Herbs, rarely shrubs, lianes (Alisinidendron) or|
|1 - Dianthus.|
2 - Sanctambrosia.