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  1. Family: Ranunculaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ranunculus L.
      1. Ranunculus aberdaricus Ulbr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia, Kenya (Aberdare Mountains).

    [FTEA]

    Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead & W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

    Habit
    Perennial herb with prostrate stems, up to 2 dm. long, with solitary flowers at the ends of the branches.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves trifoliolate, the terminal leaflet with or without a petiolule; leaflets broadly ovate to oblate in general outline, more or less trilobed and coarsely toothed, terminal 1.4–2 cm. long, 2.2–2.5 cm. broad, lateral leaflets sessile, long adpressed hairs on both surfaces, ciliate at the margins; petiole up to 1.3 dm. long.
    Calyx
    Sepals spreading, sparsely hairy on the outer surface, glabrous on the inner surface.
    Corolla
    Petals probably white, up to 8 mm. long.
    Figures
    Fig. 4/2, (p. 17).
    Habitat
    Open places and by streams in moist bamboo thicket, c. 3000 m.
    Distribution
    K4 endemic in Aberdare Mts.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya

    Other Data

    Ranunculus aberdaricus Ulbr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 6, 1930 Fries, R.E. [2566], Kenya K000076118 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 904 (1930)

    Accepted by

    • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Milne-Redhead, E. & Turrill, W.B. (1952). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Ranunculaceae: 1-23.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Ulbr. in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 10: 904 (1930).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0