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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(Paeoniaceae) is a perennial herb frequently found in the understory of mid-elevation to montane oak forests in the Iberian Peninsula (Munoz Garmendia and Navarro 1993).
Paeoniae Radix, the root of Paeonia lactiflora Pallas (Paeoniaceae), has been used by TCM for centuries.
Phylogenetic utility of the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase gene: evolution and implications in Paeonia (Paeoniaceae).
Cortex Moutan (CM) is the root bark of Paeonia suffruticosa Andr., which belongs to the Paeoniaceae family.
23 Dec 2001.--Type: Paeonia L.; Paeoniaceae Raf., 1815.
Extracts prepared from the horn of the antelope Saiga tatarica Linnaeus (Cornu Saigae tataricae; Lingyangjiao; TCM 4 in Table 1), the red Peony root (Radix Paeoniae rubrae; Chishao; Paeonia lactiflora Pallas (Paeoniaceae); TCM 5 in Table 1), and the scorpion Buthus martensi Karsch (Scorpio; Quanxie; TCM 18 in Table 1) showed less potent inhibitory activity with an I[C.sub.50] of 11.8, 96.8, and 8.8 mg/l, respectively.
obs.), Paeoniaceae and Crassulaceae (Gustafsson & Albert, 1999).
Zur Morphologie, Anatomie und Funktion des Discus der Paeoniaceae. Ber.