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Ranunculus subpinnatus Wight & Arn., Prodr. 4. 1834; Hook. f. & Thomson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 19. 1872, as a synonym under R. diffusus; Dunn in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1: 4. 1915.

Herbs, perennial, erect, usually leafless when in flower. Leaves deeply 3-lobed; lobes cuneate, deeply incised; petioles deep violet. Flowers solitary, 1.5 - 2.5 cm across, pale yellow; peduncles terminal or leaf-opposed. Sepals spreading, hairy. Achenes ovate,acute, compressed, with intramarginal rib at variable distance from margin, finely and evenly pitted.

Fl. & Fr. Aug. - Oct.

Distrib. India: W. Ghats of Peninsular India, usually on grassy slopes, 1800 - 2500 m. Tamil Nadu and Kerala.


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