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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Zambia to E. Cape Prov.

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Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell and E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb rooting at the nodes, 3–16 cm. tall.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves suborbicular, 6–25 mm. in diam., crenate at the margins, cordate or subcordate at the base; petioles up to 16 cm. long, appressed-pilose with the hairs directed upwards or glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 10–14 mm. in diam., yellow, solitary on peduncles 3–16 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 3.5–4 mm. long, spreading, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals narrowly oblong to ligulate, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes in a subspherical head, broadly ellipsoid, shortly beaked, with narrowly bordered margin, glabrous.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Zambia

Ranunculus dregei J.C.Manning & Goldblatt appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bothalia 43: 190 (2013)

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Manning, J.C. & Goldblatt, P. (2013). The native and naturalised species of Peltocalathos and Ranunculus (Ranunculaceae: Ranunculeae) in southern Africa Botanica Australis 43: 179-195.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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/
© 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 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