Paeonia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 530 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is E. Central & S. Europe to Temp. Asia, NW. Africa, W. U.S.A. to NW. Mexico.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Baleares, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, France, Greece, Hungary, Idaho, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Mexico Northwest, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Nepal, Nevada, North Caucasus, North European Russia, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria, Central European Russia, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Ireland, New York, Sweden, Vermont

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

  • Moutan Rchb. in J.C.Mössler, Handb. Gewächsk., ed. 2. 1: lx (1827)

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Hong, D.Y. (2010). Paeonies of the world taxonomy and phytogeography: 1-302. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Punina, E.O. & Mordak, E.V. (2009). Synopsis of Caucasian species of the genus Paeonia (Paeoniaceae). Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 94: 1681-1696.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
K:SPC-15077.000 No
K:SPC-15076.000 No
K:SPC-25282.000 No
K:SPC-17776.000 No
K:SPC-17783.000 No
K:SPC-15075.000 No
Boissie, E. [s.n.] Spain K000687259 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 811] India K001111943 Unknown Type Material Yes
Farges, R.P. [566] China K000687230 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K001094832 Yes
K:SPC-17769.000 No
K:SPC-17782.000 No
K:SPC-25246.000 No
K:SPC-17784.000 No
Winterbottom [s.n.] India K000687265 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 811] India K001111944 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-17770.000 No
K:SPC-17779.000 No
Farges, R.P. [566] China K000687231 Type Yes
K:SPC-17780.000 No
K:SPC-14667.000 No
K:SPC-11884.000 No
K:SPC-17777.000 No
K:SPC-14665.000 No
K:SPC-17781.000 No
K:SPC-17765.000 No
Boissier; Reuter [s.n.] Spain K000687256 Type Yes
K:SPC-17775.000 No
K:SPC-11885.000 No
K:SPC-11883.000 No
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 811] India K001111942 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-15074.000 No
K:SPC-17778.000 No
Bourgeau, E. [1005a] Spain K000687258 Type Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 4727] India K001039774 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images