Ranunculus brotherusii Freyn (syn: Ranunculus brotherusii var. dasycarpus (Maxim.) Hand.Mazz.
(ambiguous synonym); Ranunculus brotherusii subsp. latisectus H.Riedl; Ranunculus irenchabirgae Regel ex Ovczinn.);
China (Gansu, SW-Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shanxi, NW-Sichuan, C-Xinjiang), S-Tibet,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Jammu & Kashmir (Zanskar, Kashmir, Ladakh, Rupshu),
Pakistani Kashmir (Nubra, Baltistan), India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh,
Arunachal Pradesh), Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan
as per Catalogue of Life;

Common name: Cutleaf Buttercup

Similar to R.adoxifolius but stems sometimes up to 25cm; basal leaves 1.5-3cm long and broad, leaflets deeply cut into linear-lanceolate 1-1.5 (-20mm broad, sparsely hirsute beneath, glabrous above; petioles 2-6cm; petals 4-6mm long and broad; achenes glabrous or pubescent.

Fl. April-August
Damp clearings in Spruce, Hemlock and Fir forests, in alpine meadows and scrub.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1984 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)



Ranunculus brotherusii from Lahaul valley : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Ranunculus brotherusii from Lahaul valley, Himachal Pradesh.
Captured in June 2014.


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