Taxon: Paeonia officinalis L.

 
Genus: Paeonia
    Section: Paeonia
      Subsection: Paeonia
Family: Paeoniaceae
Nomen number: 26329
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:530. 1753
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Hungary; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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