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Ranunculus aucheri Boiss. in Ann. Sci. Nat. 351. 1841 & Fl. Orient. 1: 34. 1867.

Perennial herbs, adpressed hirsute; roots fibrous, cylindric. Basal leaves ovate, 3-sect; segments stalked, deeply cut into linear-laciniate lobes. Flowers solitary or in divaricate corymbs. Sepals spreading, persistent. Petals broadly obovate, ca 1 cm long; nectar-scales conspicuous. Carpels flat, sparsely hairy; style hooked at tip. Achenes compressed.

Fl. & Fr. May - July.

Distrib. India: W. Himalayas. Jammu & Kashmir.

Afghanistan and Iran.

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