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

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb with prostrate stems, up to 2 dm. long, with solitary flowers at the ends of the branches.
Morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals spreading, sparsely hairy on the outer surface, glabrous on the inner surface.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya

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

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).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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