Definition of Ranunculus lingua
1. Noun. Semiaquatic European crowfoot with leaves shaped like spears.
Group relationships: Genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ranunculus Lingua
Literary usage of Ranunculus lingua
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"ranunculus lingua, L.—Ireland (Co. Derry). Spart. ... ranunculus lingua, L., and R. Flammula, L.— Ger. Spear Grass. See Grass, Spear. Spear Mint. Sec Mint. ..."
2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1902)
"ranunculus lingua IN BERKSHIRE.—On Aug. 24 I found ranunculus lingua in some quantity in a pond at Yattendon, in the Pang district, for which it is not ..."
3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1886)
"I found, in September, the leaves of a tall-growing buttercup (ranunculus lingua) that is not uncommon in the fenny parts of Yorkshire, mined, apparently, ..."