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Taxon: Ranunculus asiaticus L.

Genus: Ranunculus
Family: Ranunculaceae subfamily: Ranunculoideae tribe: Ranunculeae.
Nomen number: 30814
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:552. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Jan-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Asian buttercup   (Source: F Iraq ) – English
  • Persian buttercup   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Persian crowfoot   (Source: F Iraq ) – English
  • shaqeeq   (Source: F Egypt ) – Arabic
  • bukettranunkel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt; Libya [n.]
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Greece - Crete

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in temperate regions

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boulos, L. 1999–. Flora of Egypt.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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Check other web resources for Ranunculus asiaticus L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?30814 (21 November 2014)

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