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Common name

English: Spinyfruit buttercup

German: Stachelfrüchtiger Hahnenfuß

Mandarin: 刺果毛茛 (ci guo mao gen)


Kingdom: Plantae (2586)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2483)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2101)

      Order: Ranunculales (56)

        Family: Ranunculaceae (52)(family description)

          Genus: Ranunculus (11)

            Epithet: muricatus L. (1)

muricatus => having the surface covered with sharp points


Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Ranunculus muricatus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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