Ranunculus diminutus B.G.Briggs APNI*
Synonyms: Ranunculus sp. B sensu Harden (1990) APNI*
Description: Small perennial herb.
Flowering stems 1–10 cm high.
Leaves with lamina 0.5–2 cm long, the 3 primary segments entire or with 2 or 3 lobes or teeth; petiole mostly <10 cm long. Petals 3.5–5.5 mm long, 0.6–1.5 mm wide. Nectary lobes semicircular or crescentic.
Achenes 6–22, 1.0–1.8 mm long, the lateral faces smooth or finely wrinkled or obscurely ridged, the dorsal ridge not thickened.
Flowering: mostly spring to autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in mud, in intermittently wet sites.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by B. G. Briggs & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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