Cultivation of Paeoniae radix rubra in the wild-like environment and the evaluation of quality for transplanted products

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Zhang Honglian
Zhang Meijuan
Li Hongling
Dong Wei
Sun Jikai
Liu Yuliu


Aim: The study aims to guide the actual cultivation of Paeonia lactiflora Pall. By establishing indoor and outdoor imitation wild environment, meanwhile, it used the quality inspection of cultivated production to judge the rationality of the scheme.
Method: The seeds and rhizomes of Paeonia lactiflora P. were collected in the autumn of 2014, and the seed germination rate was tested under indoor wild-like conditions. In the outdoor wild-like environment, the buds were transplanted, then the roots were harvested in 2016, 2017, and 2018, respectively. Quantitative determination of paeoniflorin was determined by HPLC. Furthermore, the data on trait determination and component content were compared and analyzed.
Results: In the specific indoor environment, the seeds were normally germinated, and their functions consisted of seed in wild regions. Moreover, the content of paeoniflorin in both two sources of Paeonia lactiflora P. roots, and the traits of cultivated products are increasing year by year.
Conclusion: The simulated wild environment established the method in this study, which is suitable for the artificial production of wild Paeonia lactiflora P.

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Honglian Z, Meijuan Z, Hongling L, Wei D, Jikai S, Yuliu L. Cultivation of Paeoniae radix rubra in the wild-like environment and the evaluation of quality for transplanted products. IJPBR [Internet]. 3Jun.2020 [cited 14Jul.2020];8(02):20-5. Available from:


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