Paeonia / subgenus 1. Moutan / section 1a. Delavayanae

Shrubs up to 3.5 m tall. Flowers 2-4 in a cyme. Disk fleshy, dentate, annular, enveloping only the base of the carpels; carpels 1-5 in number.

Included species (2): Paeonia ludlowii (Stern & G. Taylor) D.Y. Hong and P. delavayi Franch..
Distribution: Endemic to SW China: SE Tibet, W. Sichuan and Yunnan (Hong, 2010).

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