Definition of Ranunculus. Meaning of Ranunculus. Synonyms of Ranunculus

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Definition of Ranunculus

Ranunculus
Spearwort Spear"wort`, n. [AS. sperewyrt.] (Bot.) A name given to several species of crowfoot (Ranunculus) which have spear-shaped leaves.
Ranunculus
Ranunculus Ra*nun`cu*lus, n.; pl. E. Ranunculuses, L. Ranunculi. [L., a little frog, a medicinal plant, perhaps crowfoot, dim. of rana a frog; cf. raccare to roar.] (Bot.) A genus of herbs, mostly with yellow flowers, including crowfoot, buttercups, and the cultivated ranunculi (R. Asiaticus, R. aconitifolius, etc.) in which the flowers are double and of various colors.

Meaning of Ranunculus from wikipedia

- buttercup Ranunculus repens, which has extremely tough and tenacious roots. Two other species are also widespread, the bulbous buttercup Ranunculus bulbosus...
- blistering. Ranunculus is a diminutive of 'rana', meaning 'little frog'. This name is in reference to the amphibious habitat of many Ranunculus species....
- Ranunculus asiaticus, the Persian buttercup, is a species of buttercup (Ranunculus) native to the eastern Mediterranean region in southwestern Asia, southeastern...
- Ranunculus acris is a species of flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, and is one of the more common buttercups across Europe and temperate Eurasia...
- Ranunculaceae (buttercup or crowfoot family; Latin rānunculus "little frog", from rāna "frog") is a family of over 2,000 known species of flowering plants...
- the need to separate Ficaria from Ranunculus, and both were added to the tribe Ranunculeae. All Ficaria and Ranunculus species are poisonous when eaten...
- Ranunculus aquatilis, the common water-crowfoot or white water-crowfoot, is a plant species of the genus Ranunculus, native throughout most of Europe...
- green, leafless stem. Varieties Ranunculus californicus var. californicus Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus Ranunculus californicus is cultivated as...
- Ficaria verna, (formerly Ranunculus ficaria L.) commonly known as lesser celandine or pilewort, is a low-growing, hairless perennial flowering plant in...
- shrub steppe "Ranunculus glaberrimus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 18 October 2015. "Ranunculus glaberrimus"...
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