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Ranunculaceae

Family Profile

Ranunculaceae

Family Description

A family of about 50 genera and 2000 species, cosmopolitan but more abundant in temperate areas; 5 genera occur naturally in Australia.

Genera

Clematis - A genus of about 250 species, cosmopolitan, mainly in temperate areas; four species occur naturally in Australia. Stanley & Ross (1983).

References

Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1982). Ranunculaceae. In 'Flora of south-eastern Queensland.' Vol. 1, (Queensland Department of Primary Industries: Brisbane.), pp.168-173.