tree peony
noun Date: 1811 a shrubby Chinese peony (Paeonia suffruticosa) that has large showy flowers and is the source of many horticultural varieties

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  • tree peony — noun : a shrubby Chinese peony (Paeonia suffruticosa) having biternate leaves and large showy flowers and being the only woody cultivated peony and the source of many horticultural varieties * * * a shrubby plant, Paeonia suffruticosa, of China,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree peony — krūminis bijūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bijūninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Paeonia suffruticosa), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Paeonia suffruticosa angl. moutan peony; suffrutex peony; tree peony vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tree peony — a shrubby plant, Paeonia suffruticosa, of China, having rose red or white flowers nearly 12 in. (30.5 cm) wide. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Peony — For the ancient Balkan region and tribe, see Paionia. Taxobox name = Peony image width = 240px image caption = Paeonia Suffruticosa regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Saxifragales familia = Paeoniaceae genus …   Wikipedia

  • peony — /pee euh nee/, n., pl. peonies. any of various plants or shrubs of the genus Paeonia, having large, showy flowers, as the widely cultivated species P. lactiflora: the state flower of Indiana. [bef. 1000; ME < LL peonia, L paeonia < Gk paionía… …   Universalium

  • Rock's Peony — Taxobox name = Rock s Peony image width = 240px image caption = Paeonia rockii flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Saxifragales familia = Paeoniaceae genus = Paeonia species = P. rockii binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • mountain peony — mountain peony, = tree peony. (Cf. ↑tree peony) …   Useful english dictionary

  • moutan peony — krūminis bijūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bijūninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Paeonia suffruticosa), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Paeonia suffruticosa angl. moutan peony; suffrutex peony; tree peony vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • suffrutex peony — krūminis bijūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bijūninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Paeonia suffruticosa), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Paeonia suffruticosa angl. moutan peony; suffrutex peony; tree peony vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • The Peony Pavilion — A scene from The Peony Pavilion The Peony Pavilion (Chinese: 牡丹亭; pinyin: mǔdāntíng) is a play written by Tang Xianzu in the Ming Dynasty and first performed in 1598 at the Pavilion of Prince Teng …   Wikipedia

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