Paeonia anomala L.
  • Mant. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Paeonia anomala L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000480534. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

General Information

Herbs perennial, to 1 m tall. Roots thick, attenuate toward tip, to 50 × 1.5 cm. Stems glabrous. Proximal leaves 2-ternate; leaflets pinnately segmented, base ± decurrent; segments sometimes lobed; segments and lobes linear to linear-lanceolate, 3.5--10 × 0.4--2.1 cm, abaxially usually glabrous, rarely hispid or hirsute along veins and at margin, adaxially hispid or hirsute along veins, apex acuminate. Flowers solitary and terminal, or 2--4 per shoot and both terminal and axillary, single, 7--14 cm wide, sometimes 1--3 underdeveloped flower buds also present in axils of distal leaves. Bracts 2--5, leaflike, unequal. Sepals 3 or 4, ovate-orbicular, 2--2.5 × 1.5--2 cm, apex always or mostly caudate. Petals 6--9, rose to red, very occasionally nearly white, oblong, 3--6.5 × 1.5--3 cm. Filaments 5--10 mm. Disc yellow, annular. Carpels 2--5, sparsely to densely brown-yellow hispid or hirsute, rarely glabrous. Stigma red. Follicles ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 2--3.1 × 1--1.5 cm. Seeds black, glossy, oblong, ca. 6 × 4 mm. Fl. Apr--Jul, fr. Aug--Sep.

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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Paeoniaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).