Definitions for ranunculaceae
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Ranunculaceae, family Ranunculaceae, buttercup family, crowfoot family(noun)
a family of Ranunculaceae
Ranunculaceae are a family of about 1700 species of flowering plants in about 60 genera, distributed worldwide. The largest genera are Ranunculus, Delphinium, Thalictrum, Clematis, and Aconitum.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The buttercup plant family of the order Ranunculales, subclass Magnoliidae, class Magnoliopsida. The leaves are usually alternate and stalkless. The flowers usually have two to five free sepals and may be radially symmetrical or irregular.
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