Ranunculus millefoliatus Vahl.

1095 (24). R. millefoliatus Vahl., Symb. Bot. II (1791) 63; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Bale. I (1924) 332; Tutin, Fl. Eur. I (1964) 231 — Хилядолистно лютиче

Fam:   Ranunculaceae Juss.
Genus:   Ranunculus L.
Species: Ranunculus millefoliatus Vahl.
English Name: Jerusalem butercup


Perennial plant. The roots are fibrous and tuberous thickened. Stems erect, 40 - 50 cm tall, simple or branched, with rarely spread hairs, basically not thickened in the form of a bulb or tuber. The basal leaves are 2- to 3-times feathery, bare, or with rare hairs, with numerous short, linear, lance, entire or slightly jagged shares, the top triple or simple, with long stems. Blossoms 1 - 2, 2.0 - 3.0 cm in diameter. Sepals 5, lance, during flowering, spread outwards, twisted upwards, always clinging to the crown, bare or fibrous. Petals 5, oblong ovate, yellow. Fruit beds oblong elliptical, naked. Nuts flat, rounded, bare, smooth, with a narrow rim on the periphery; the little nose is half the shorter than the nut, curved or right.


var. millefoliatus. The calyx naked. The nut of the walnut curled. Widespread.
var. garganicus (Ten.) Penev, comb, et st. n .; R. garganicus Ten. Prodr. Fl. Nap. IV (1830) 344; Stoyan. Stef., Ph. Бълг. ed. 1, I (1924) 460; R. millefoliatus var. brevirostris Boiss ,  Fl. Or. I (1866) 35; Hayek, op., c. ЗЗ3 Calyx fibrous. The little nose of the nut is straight. Middle Rhodopes (Peshtera), Thracian Lowland (Haskovo). It is mentioned in Vitosha district (Vitosha) (Urum.).

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

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Ranunculus millefoliatus Vahl is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ranunculus (family Ranunculaceae).
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Symb. Bot. 2: 63 1791.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:

From “The Plant List” -

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Flowering Time: Blooms: IV - VI.

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

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grow on dry grassy places and bushes. Spread, up to 800 altitudes. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Southeast Europe (West to Italy) Southwest Asia,

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

Medical plant: it is not - Medicinal Plants Act -

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