family Paeoniaceae


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Noun1.family Paeoniaceae - perennial rhizomatous herbs and shrubs; of temperate Europe and North America
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
genus Paeonia, Paeonia - peonies: herbaceous or shrubby plants having showy flowers
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Herbaceous peony (Paeonia lactiflora Pall.) is a perennial herb belonging to the family Paeoniaceae. It is a traditional famous flower in China, endowed with relatively high ornamental and landscape value mainly for its colorful blossom.