Caltha minor Mill.

(с). С. minor Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8 (1768) 2; C. palustris subsp. minor (Mill.) Graebn. in Aschers. et Graebn., Syn, 5, 2 (1926) 567; Ttftin, Fl. Eur. I (1964) 211 - Дребен блатняк 

Fam:   Ranunculaceae Juss.
Genus: Caltha L. 
Species: Caltha minor Mill.
English Name: ?   ?   ?


Perennials. Stems 20 - 40 cm lying or ascending, rooted in the knots, dichotomous branched, at the base of the branches with membranous leaflets. The basal leaves are 3.5 to 6 cm in diameter, with 8 - 20 cm long upright or lying stems, semi-elliptic to triangular ovoid, almost entire, at the base deeply, wedge to elliptical, stem leaves smaller, only the upper ones are seated, unevenly wrinkled. Blossom stems 2,5 - 5 cm long. Blossoms single, less rarely collected by 2 - 3. Perianth leaflets 1 - 1.5 (2) cm long, orange yellow, broadly back ovate, slightly wavy at the end. The meatballs back ovate to almost triangular.

From  „Флора на НР България”, том IV, БАН, София, (1970)

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Caltha minor Mill. is a synonym of Caltha palustris L.

Caltha palustris L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Caltha (family Ranunculaceae).
The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 558 1753.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.
From “The Plant List” -

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Flowering Time: Blooms: IV - VII, fruitfull: VI - IX.

References: „Флора на НР България”, том IV, БАН, София, (1970), “The Plant List” -

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grow in Central Stara Planina, Sofia region (Kazichene marsh), Vitosha district (Vitosha - Black Rock and Boyana). (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Europe, including Iceland and the arctic parts of the USSR, North Asia, North America.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. - Biological Diversity Act -

Medical plant: no, it is not - Medicinal Plants Act -

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