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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

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 cult. in temperate regions)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  9. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  10. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.
  14. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

Check other web resources for Ranunculus asiaticus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?30814. Accessed 19 July 2019.