Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Paeonia cambessedesii (Willk.) Willk.


Genus : Paeonia

    Catalan common name : Palònia. Pampalònia. Peònia.

    Spanish common name : Peonia.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

    Flowering time : March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Shady and humid zones.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue. Bern Convention. Habitat Directive.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : A perennial herb, with an underground trunk, it produces new leaves every year during winter and afterwards they dry up in summer. The leaves are large and divided into leaflets with an irregular spear shape; they are green on the obverse and reddish or whitish on the underside. It develops large, spectacular purple flowers, with many stamens. It flowers at the beginning of spring. It lives in shady places, usually at the foot of rocky walls.

    Status : Endèmica.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra