Ranunculus sceleratus L.

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Ranunculus sceleratus

Photo: Penny English
Bulawayo golf course, Bulawayo.

Ranunculus sceleratus

Photo: Penny English
Bulawayo golf course, Bulawayo.

Ranunculus sceleratus

Photo: Penny English
Bulawayo golf course, Bulawayo.

Ranunculus sceleratus

Photo: Penny English
Bulawayo golf course, Bulawayo.

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Synonyms: Adonis palustris Raeusch.
Batrachium sceleratum (L.) Th.Fr. ex A.Pihl
Hecatonia palustris Lour.
Hecatonia scelerata Fourr.
Ranunculus holophyllus Hance
Ranunculus indicus Roxb.
Ranunculus oryzetorum Bunge
Common names:
Frequency: Uncommon
Status: Introduced and naturalised
Description:
Annual herb up to 50 cm tall. Leaves petiolate, more or less hairless; lower leaves deeply lobed or 3-foliolate; upper leaves slender with margin entire. Flowers yellow, 5-10mm in diameter with 5 or fewer petals; sepals reflexed. Fruit an achene borne in clusters.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: sceleratus: harmful, poisonous
Habitat: In wet and moist habitats.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native in temperate and boreal North America and Eurasia.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 15 August 2017
Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 69.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ranunculus sceleratus
African Plant Database: Ranunculus sceleratus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ranunculus sceleratus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ranunculus sceleratus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ranunculus sceleratus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ranunculus sceleratus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ranunculus sceleratus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ranunculus sceleratus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ranunculus sceleratus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ranunculus sceleratus
Ispot Southern Africa: Ranunculus sceleratus
JSTOR Plant Science: Ranunculus sceleratus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ranunculus sceleratus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ranunculus sceleratus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ranunculus sceleratus
Tropicos: Ranunculus sceleratus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ranunculus sceleratus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123610, retrieved 18 December 2017

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