Ranunculus sphaerospermus Boiss. & C.I.Blanche

First published in P.E.Boissier, Diagn. Pl. Orient., ser. 2, 5: 6 (1856)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Balkan Peninsula to China, N. & S. Africa. It is a hydrosubshrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Botswana, Bulgaria, Cape Provinces, Cyprus, Egypt, Free State, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tibet, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.
  • Srivastava, S.K. (2010). Revision of genus Ranunculus L. (Ranunculaceae) in India. Taiwania 55: 273-314.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(2): 628-1199. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vladimirov, V., Aybeke, M. & Kit Tan (2018). New floristic records in the Balkans: 35. Phytologia Balcanica 24: 155-174.
  • Wiegleb, G. & al. (2017). A taxonomic account of Ranunculus section Batrachium (Ranunculaceae). Phytotaxa 319: 1-55.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Ranunculus peltatus subsp. sphaerospermus.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • M.Iranshahr, K.H.Rechinger, H.Riedl (1992). Flora Iranica 171: 1-249. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1977). Flora of Cyprus 1: 1-832. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Srivastava, S.K. (2010). Revision of genus Ranunculus L. (Ranunculaceae) in India. Taiwania 55: 273-314.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vladimirov, V., Aybeke, M. & Kit Tan (2018). New floristic records in the Balkans: 35. Phytologia Balcanica 24: 155-174.
  • Wiegleb, G. & al. (2017). A taxonomic account of Ranunculus section Batrachium (Ranunculaceae). Phytotaxa 319: 1-55.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 11, 2011 Day, C.D. [s.n.] Turkey K000341578 No

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0