Definition of Ranunculaceae
1. Noun. A family of Ranunculaceae.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus, Aconitum, Genus Aconitum, Actaea, Genus Actaea, Adonis, Genus Adonis, Genus Anemone, Anemonella, Genus Anemonella, Genus Aquilegia, Caltha, Genus Caltha, Cimicifuga, Genus Cimicifuga, Genus Clematis, Coptis, Genus Coptis, Consolida, Genus Consolida, Genus Delphinium, Eranthis, Genus Eranthis, Genus Helleborus, Helleborus, Genus Hepatica, Genus Hydrastis, Hydrastis, Genus Isopyrum, Isopyrum, Genus Laccopetalum, Laccopetalum, Genus Nigella, Genus Pulsatilla, Pulsatilla, Genus Thalictrum, Thalictrum, Genus Trautvetteria, Trautvetteria, Genus Trollius, Trollius
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ranunculaceae
Literary usage of Ranunculaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"... OF NORTH AMERICAN ranunculaceae. By KC Davis. Published by the author, and presented to the faculty of Cornell University as a thesis for the de-gree of ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"ranunculaceae Juss. Gen. 231. 1789. CROWFOOT FAMILY. Annual or perennial herbs, or rarely climbing shrubs, with acrid sap. Leaves alternate (except in ..."
3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"... The foliage contains also a highly acrid volatile principle, perhaps chemically not unlike that of many other ranunculaceae. ..."
4. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"... ADDENDA ranunculaceae (pp. 14-20). 1. THERE is little to add to the REVIEW OF ANATOMICAL FEATURES given in the earlier part of this book. ..."
5. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"HYDRASTIS—GOLDEN SEAL.—The dried rhizome and roots of Hydrastis canadensis (Fam. ranunculaceae), a perennial herb (Fig. 89) indigenous to the eastern ..."
6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1864)
"... Australian plants in the class of Dicotyledons, and in this volume he embraces the Polypetalous orders, extending from ranunculaceae to Anacardiaceae, ..."