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 Russi, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, 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 Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, New York, Sweden, Vermont

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

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

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?
11883.000 No
11884.000 No
11885.000 No
14665.000 No
14667.000 No
15075.000 No
15076.000 No
15077.000 No
17776.000 No
17777.000 No
17778.000 No
17779.000 No
17780.000 No
17781.000 No
17782.000 No
17783.000 No
17784.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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