Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

JSP Page
Ranunculus wallichianus Wight & Arn., Prodr. 4. 1834; Hook. f. & Thomson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 20. 1872.

Herbs, perennial, decumbent or trailing, often rooting at nodes. Radical leaves 3-partite, 4 - 8 cm across; segments stalked, 3-lobed, crenate; petioles hairy; lamina hairy on both surfaces. Cauline leaves stalked, 3-lobed. Flowering scapes opposed to cauline leaves, 4 - 8 cm long, pale yellow. Sepals reflexed. Achenes 10 - 15, rounded, flat, pitted, with a few blunt tubercles.

Fl. & Fr. June - Oct.

Distrib. India: W. Ghats of peninsular India. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.


JSP Page
  • Search