Paeonia delavayi

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Paeonia delavayi
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia
Species: P. delavayi
Binomial name
Paeonia delavayi

Paeonia delavayi, Delavay's tree peony, is a species of peony that is named after Father Jean Marie Delavay, French Catholic missionary in China. It is one of several species given the vernacular name tree peony. P. delavayi was first described by Adrien Franchet in 1892.[1]


  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 13 August 2009. 

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