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Definition of the noun ranunculaceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. a family of Ranunculaceae

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Google previewProceedings of the American Microscopical Society (1894)

by American Microscopical Society

The order Ranunculaceae is an assemblage of species varying greatly from each other. The members are less closely related in general features than in most any other order, ...

Google previewThe Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida (1996)

A Reference and Field Guide by Gil Nelson

The Ranunculaceae is a family of mostly herbaceous perennials with a few woody to semi- woody climbing vines. Most members of the family contain alkaloids and are poisonous to eat. Some members of the genera Delphinium and Clematis ...

Google previewVascular Plant Taxonomy (1996)

by Dirk R. Walters, David J. Keil

The Ranunculaceae is a cosmopolitan family that is particularly well represented in temperate zones and montane environments, especially of the northern hemisphere. It is a medium-sized family of about 50-52 genera and 2000 species .

Google previewCalifornia Plant Families (2009)

West of the Sierran Crest and Deserts by Glenn Keator, Margaret J. Steunenberg

Ranunculaceae refers to little frogs, because many buttercups live in wet areas, the habitats for frogs. Scrophulariaceae is named for the type genus ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Wang Ranunculaceae Origins: From Anemone and the Greek klema, klematos, klamma "a shoot, twig, branch, vine-twig." Anemonella Spach Ranunculaceae ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

everlasting strawflower Helleborus foetidus [ Ranunculaceae] bearsfoot fetid hellebore hellebore oxheal stinking hellebore Helleborusniger [Ranunculaceae] black hellebore Christmas rose hellebore Helleborus ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

RANUNCULACEAE, ra-mian-kil-lā'88-8: natural order of exogenous plants, mostly herbaceous, rarely shrubs; natives generally of cold damp climates. Some are found within the tropics, but almost exclusively in very elevated situations.

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

monticola (Ranunculaceae). Acute toxicity at a relatively low dose in mice: doses of 20 mg/kg cause a fall in blood ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

a large genus of herbs ( Family Ranunculaceae) that produces ranunculin (a glycoside), protoanemonin, an irritant oil and decomposition product of ranunculin, anemonol, anemonin, and ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Ranunculaceae ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Ranunculaceae (order Ranunculales) A family of perennial and some annual herbs with a few shrubs and lianas, with opposite or spirally arranged, simple, palmately lobed, or compound, exstipulate, usually petiolate leaves. In some the ...

Google previewCompanion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

Ranunculaceae. The most poisonous species of aconite known ; found growing on the Himalaya mountains (Am.H.P.). Am.H.P. — The root is finely powdered and prepared as Class IV. Aconitum Lycoctonum. Linn.

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis


Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Ranunculaceae. Origins: Latin pulso, avi, atum "to push, strike." Species/ Vernacular Names: P. alpina (L.) Delarb. English: alpine Pasque flower P. ambigua Turcz. ex Pritz. English: Mongolian pulsatilla P. chinensis (Bunge) Regel English: ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Plants (1829)

by John Claudius Loudon

It is usual, in the school of Jussieu, to give to a natural order a name derived from that of the genus which is understood to be the type of the order; as Ranunculaceae from Ran(inculus, Rosaceae from Rósa, and so on. But several deviations ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Ranunculaceae. Tincture of the fresh root dug in spring (in autumn the root is said to be inert). Clinics-L—Anus, fissure of ; fistula of ; affections of. Bed-sores. Breast, ulceration of. Ciliary neuralgia. Coccyx, ulcer on. Hzemorrhoids. Headache.

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Small photo of Delphinium elatum is a species of Delphinium known by the common name alpine delphinium or candle larkspur. Ranunculaceae familySmall photo of Helleborus niger, commonly called Christmas rose or black hellebore, is an evergreen perennial flowering plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It is poisonous.Small photo of Bright blue delphinium , perennial flowering plant, popular ornamental plant in gardens .Ranunculaceae family. More...

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