Common name: Dwarf Buttercup
Ranunculus millanii F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Perennial. Flowering stems simple.
Leaves with lamina 0.4–2 cm long, with 3–5 segments, which are often further bifid or trifid; petiole 1–8 cm long.
Flowers mostly 6–15 mm diam. Petals 5, rarely to 12.
Achenes mostly 10–20, smooth, with an erect or incurved beak.
Distribution and occurrence: In swamps and fens, particularly in depressions subject to inundation; high mountain areas from Mt Gingera to Mt Kosciusko.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by B. G. Briggs & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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