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Ranunculus sikkimensis Hand.-Mazz. in Acta Hort. Gotob. 13: 155. 1939. R. nivalis auct. non L.; Hook. f. & Thomson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 19. 1872.

Herbs, perennial, erect, up to 8 cm high. Radical leaves 3- to 5-lobed or partite, 1 - 2 cm across, glabrous; petioles broadly membranous at base. Cauline leaves shortly petioled on lower ones and becoming sessile upwards. Flowers solitary, yellow; pedicels yellow pubescent. Sepals shaggy, densely yellow pubescent.

Fl. & Fr. June - Sept

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, ca 4800 m. Sikkim.


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