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Taxon: Paeonia ostii T. Hong & J. X. Zhang

Genus: Paeonia
Section: Moutan
Subsection: Vaginatae
Family: Paeoniaceae
Nomen number: 457129
Place of publication: Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 12:223. 1992
Link to protologue:
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: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • feng dan  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; potential for pollution control
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Henan Sheng (w.)]


    • CHINA: China


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  2. Gao, L. et al. 2016. Extensive transcriptome changes underlying the flower color intensity variation in Paeonia ostii Front. Plant Sci. 6:1205. Pages 1-16.
  3. Halda, J. J. The genus Paeonia (Gen Paeonia)
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  5. Hong, D.-Y. Peonies of the world: taxonomy and phytogeography (Peonies World) 84-86.
  6. Hong, D.-Y. & K.-Y. Pan 1998. A revision of the Paeonia suffruticosa complex (Paeoniaceae) Nordic J. Bot. 19:294-295.
  7. Wang, Y. et al. 2016. De novo transcriptome sequencing and discovery of genes related to copper tolerance in Paeonia ostii (Gene) 576:126-135.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  9. Zhou, S.-L. et al. 2014. Multiple species of wild tree peonies gave rise to the 'king of flowers', Paeonia suffruticosa Andrews Proc. Roy. Soc. Biol. Sci. Ser. B 281:20141687.

Check other web resources for Paeonia ostii T. Hong & J. X. Zhang :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=457129. Accessed 17 June 2019.