The Parent order is - Dilleniales

Woody Family Paeoniaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Peony FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Raf.Total Number of genera - 2
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 40
Plant forms - Shrub/Herb
World Distribution - Temperate Eurasia (10) & W. (2) North America
Comments - Order placement is controversial. Wikipedia reports only one genus, Paeonia. The Plant Book lists genera of Glaucidium and Paeonia. Mosts species are herbaceous perennial plants 0.51.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.53 metres tall.

Woody Genera of Paeoniaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Glaucidium.
2 - Paeonia.

End of Listing Woody Families of Paeoniaceae