Paeoniaceae


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Paeoniaceae

[‚pē·ə·nē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A monogeneric family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Dilleniales; members are mesophyllic shrubs characterized by cleft leaves, flowers with an intrastaminal disk, and seeds having copious endosperm.
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Zur Morphologie, Anatomie und Funktion des Discus der Paeoniaceae.
The affinity of Paeonia and a second genus of Paeoniaceae.
High numbers are typical for Ranun-culaceae (high nDNA amounts; Table I, note 7), Paeoniaceae (Table I, note 19), Loranthaceae (high nDNA amounts), Viscaceae (Table I, note 45), and Adoxaceae (monotypic family, high nDNA amount; Table I, note 48).