Ranunculus

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Contains 12 accepted taxa overall.

Family:RANUNCULACEAE
Common Name:BUTTERCUP
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order RANUNCULALES
FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus Ranunculus

Citation

Citation RANUNCULUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 548. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Ranunculus auricomus Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 104. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Ranunculus abortivus LITTLELEAF BUTTERCUP
Ranunculus hispidus var. nitidus BRISTLY BUTTERCUP; MARSH BUTTERCUP
Ranunculus laxicaulis MISSISSIPPI BUTTERCUP
Ranunculus marginatus var. trachycarpus MARGINED BUTTERCUP
Ranunculus muricatus SPINYFRUIT BUTTERCUP
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aphanostemma Aphanostemma A. Saint-Hilaire, in A. Saint-Hilaire et al., Fl. Bras. Merid. 1: 12. 1824. TYPE: Aphanostemma apiifolia (Persoon) A. Saint-Hilaire (Ranunculus apiifolius Persoon)
Arcteranthis Arcteranthis Greene, Pittonia 3: 190. 1897. TYPE: Arcteranthis coolleyae (Vasey & Rose) Greene (Ranunculus coolleyae Vasey & Rose)
Batrachium Batrachium (de Candolle) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 720. 1821.BASIONYM: Ranunculus Linnaeus, sect. Batrachium de Candolle, Syst. Nat. 1: 232, 233. 1817.TYPE: Batrachium hederaceum (Linnaeus) Gray (Ranunculus hederaceus Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 115. 1913.
Beckwithia Beckwithia Jepson, Erythea 6: 97, pl. 1. 1898. TYPE: Beckwithia austinae Jepson
Casalea Casalea A. Saint-Hilaire, in A. Saint-Hilaire et al., Fl. Bras. Merid. 1: 8. 1824. TYPE: Non designatus.
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