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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Paeoniaceae


Hierarchical position of the Family Paeoniaceae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Ranunculopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 96. 12 Aug 1843.
   Subclassis  Ranunculidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   SuperOrdo  Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Paeoniales Heintze
pub. Cormofyt. Fylog.: 12, 97. 1927.
   Familia  Paeoniaceae (DC.) F. Rudolphi
pub. Syst. Orb. Veg.: 61. 1830, nom. cons.
common name: Peonys

Named members of the Family Paeoniaceae

   Subfamilia  Paeonioideae Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 95. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Paeonieae DC.
pub. Prodr. 1: 64. mid Jan 1825.
   Genus  Paeonia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: peony

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

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