Talk:Ranunculus

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Identify Species (Photo)[edit]

Ranunculus bush

Does anybody knows what species of Ranunculus is this ? (I'm not sure whether it is repens or other) I also have pictures of a species similar to this one in the picture, just that it has white flowers and six larger petals. bogdan ʤjuʃkə | Talk 21:26, 11 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Actually, it's an "Anemone false ranunculus" (Anemone ranunculoides) bogdan ʤjuʃkə | Talk 21:46, 22 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Bur Buttercup[edit]

I suggest this entry be deleted from the Ranunculus page. When following this link to Ranunculus testiculatus, it is redirected to Caratocephala testiculata, suggesting that it is incorrectly classified as a species of the Ranunculus genus.

Done --Melburnian (talk) 07:30, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

Dead head old blooms?[edit]

does anyone know if one should "dead head" the old blooms of the ranunculus —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.46.235.211 (talk) 12:52, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

Buttercup also a name for Narcissus[edit]

Searching for "buttercup" led me here, but I could not find the buttercup I was seeking (it was not on the Buttercup disambiguation page either). I was looking for Narcissus and I finally found it. Posting it here so that maybe it will help others find the flower quicker. (Buttercup is what I heard the Narcissus flowers called by everyone I knew, for my whole life!) Thanks. Fallendarling (talk) 17:18, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

If you can find reliable and quotable evidence that Narcissus is widely called Buttercup in some parts of the world, then am appropriate comment can be added. This is not the case in Britain where Narcissus is exclusively called Daffodil.  Velela  Velela Talk   20:53, 17 July 2010 (UTC)