African Plant Database

Ranunculus oreophytus Delile
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 20: 89 (1843)
Information on the genus : Ranunculus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ranunculus oreophytus Delile var. oreophytus
Taxon infra-specific
Ranunculus oreophytus Delile var. oreophytus
Ranunculus oreophytus var. stolonifer Ulbr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb mostly acaul, with thick rhizome; leaves forming a rosette, 25-60 cm tall; sometimes stoloniferous (var. stolonifer Ulbr., 'geocarpic.
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Ecology : River banks, wet and boggy places, rock crevices, grassy glades with Alchemilla in bamboo and Hagenia-Hypericum belts (var. stolonifer), and afroalpine belt (var. oreophytus); 2200-3700(-4400) m alt. (reaches snow limit).
  Common. Polymorphic sp., with 2 vars.
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Record n°175363 modified 2007-04-04
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