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Family: Ranunculaceae  Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 944. Last updated: 12-Apr-2007.
Number of accepted genera: 56.
Type genus: Ranunculus L.
Comment: dicot family.

Complete list of genera

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References for family:

  • Jensen, U. et al. 1995. Systematics and phylogeny of the Ranunculaceae - a revised family concept on the basis of molecular data. Pl. Syst. Evol. Suppl. 9:273–280.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms for family:

Subfamilies and tribes for Ranunculaceae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Coptidoideae Coptideae
Hydrastidoideae Hydrastideae
Isopyroideae Isopyreae
Isopyroideae Isopyreae Isopyrinae
Isopyroideae Isopyreae Thalictrinae
Ranunculoideae Actaeeae
Ranunculoideae Adonideae
Ranunculoideae Anemoneae
Ranunculoideae Asteropyreae
Ranunculoideae Caltheae
Ranunculoideae Delphinieae
Ranunculoideae Helleboreae
Ranunculoideae Nigelleae
Ranunculoideae Ranunculeae


Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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