Genus: Paeonia L.

Family: Paeoniaceae
Common names: peony
Genus number: 8758
Last updated: 24-Sep-2008
Accession Count: 232 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Halda, J. J. & J. W. Waddick 2004. The Genus Paeonia. (Gen Paeonia)
  • Hong, D.-Y. Peonies of the world: taxonomy and phytogeography. (Peonies World)
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar   


  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Paeonia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 June 2019.