Genus: Ranunculus

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 03/11/2013

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Ranunculus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 548. 1753.

List of Ranunculus Species

References to Ranunculus

  • Ahlgren, C. E.; Ahlgren, I. F. 1981. Some effects of different forest litters on seed germination and growth. Canad. J. Forest Res. 11: 710-714.
  • Benson, L. 1948. A treatise on the North American Ranunculi. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 40: 1-261.
  • Benson, L. D. 1948. The North American subdivisions of Ranunculus. Amer. J. Bot. 27: 799-807.
  • Benson, L. D. 1954. Supplement to a treatise on the North American Ranunculi. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 52: 328-369.
  • Benson, L. D. 1948. A treatise on the North American Ranunculi. Ame. Midl. Nat. 40: 1-261.
  • Bostrack, J. M.; Millington, W. F. 1962. On the determination of leaf form in an aquatic heterophyllus species of Ranunculus. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 89: 1-20.
  • Campbell, J. E.; Gibson, D. J. 2001. The effect of seeds of exotic species transported via horse dung on vegetation along trail corridors. Plant Ecology 157: 23-35.
  • Cipollini, K. A.; Schradin, K. D. 2011. Guilty in the court of public opinion: testing presumtive impacts and allelopathic potential of Ranunculus ficaria. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 166: 63-74.
  • Cook, C. D. K. 1966. A monographic study of Ranunculus subgenus Batrachium (DC) A. Gray. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. Munchen 6: 47-237.
  • Cook, C. D. K. 1963. Studies of the Ranunculus subgenus Batrachium II. General morphological considerations in the taxonomy of the subgenus. Watsonia 5: 294-303.
  • Cook, C. D. K. 1969. On the determination of leaf form in Ranunculus aquatilis. New Phyt. 68: 469-480.
  • Coonen, L. P. 1939. The chromosomes of Ranunculus. Amer. J. Bot. 26: 49-58.
  • Demars, B. G. 1996. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal status of spring ephemerals in two Ohio forests. Ohio J. Science 96: 97-99.
  • Drew, WB 1936. North American representatives of Ranunculus sect. Bactrachium. Rhodora 38: 1-47.
  • Duncan, T. 1980. A taxonomic study of the Ranunculus hispidus Michaux complex in the Western Hemisphere. Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 77: 1-125.
  • Emadzade, K. 2010. A molecular phylogeny, morphology and classification of genera of Ranunculeae (Ranunculaceae). Taxon 59: 809-828.
  • Jensen, U. 1968. Serologische Beitrage zur Systematik der Ranunculaceae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 88: 204-310. (In German, English summary)
  • Johansson, J. T. 1998. Chloroplast DNA restriction site mapping and the phylogeny of Ranunculus (Ranunculaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 213: 1-19.
  • Jurgens, A.; Dotterl, S. 2004. Chemical composition of anther volatiles in Ranunculaceae: genera-specific profiles in Anemone, Aquilegia, Caltha, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus, and Trollius species. Amer. J. Bot. 91: 1969-1980.
  • Kapoor, B. M. 1987. Annotated list of the chromosome numbers of the vascular flora of northeastern America V. Naturaliste Canad. 114: 105-116.
  • Keener, C. S. 1976. Studies of the Ranunculaceae of the southeastern United States V. Ranunculus L. Sida 6: 266-283.
  • Lovett-Doust, J.; Lovett-Doust, L.; Groth, A. T. 1990. The biology of Canadian weeds. 95. Ranunculus repens. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 70: 1123-1141.
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Post, A. R. 2009. Introduced lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria, Ranunculaceae) and its putative subspecies in the United States: a morphometric analysis. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3: 193-209.
  • Prantl, K. 1888. Beitroge zur Morphologie und Systematik der Ranunculaceen. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 9: 225-73. (In German)
  • Sell, P. D.; Benson, L. 1994. Ranunculus ficaria L. sensu lato. Watsonia 20: 41-50.
  • Stoll, R. J. 1980. Foods of ruffed grouse Bonasa umbellus in Ohio USA. Ohio Fish Wildlife Rep. 1980: 1-18.
  • Taylor, K.; Markham, B. 1978. Ranunculus ficaria. J. Ecol. 66: 1011-1031.