Definition of Genus Paeonia

1. Noun. Peonies: herbaceous or shrubby plants having showy flowers.

Exact synonyms: Paeonia
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Paeoniaceae, Paeoniaceae, Peony Family
Member holonyms: Paeony, Peony

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paeonia

genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia (current term)
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus

Literary usage of Genus Paeonia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report (1910)
"The genus Paeonia is what systematic botanists call a critical genus, ... Monograph of the genus Paeonia, including many descriptions of varieties. ..."

2. The Edinburgh Annual Register by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1821)
"At the same meeting, the remainder of Mr Anderson's Monograph of the genus Paeonia was read. Nine other species were described, making 13 in all ..."

3. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1817)
"At the same meeting, the remainder of Mr. Anderson's Monograph of the Genus Paeonia was read. Nine other species were described, making 13 in all; ..."

4. Journal of a Horticultural Tour Through Some Parts of Flanders, Holland, and by Patrick Neill (1823)
"Clethra arborea, with finely variegated leaves, attracted our attention : it is a beautiful variety, and very scarce in England. Of the genus Paeonia there ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1899)
"THE genus Paeonia is said to have been named in honor of a physician, Paeon. The plants, commonly called Paeonies, are robust and large-flowered perennial ..."

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