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|Family: Ranunculaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, generally glabrous. Stem: short, simple, stout, scaly. Leaf: 1--2-ternate or -pinnate, basal, petioled. Inflorescence: scapose, generally 1--4-flowered. Flower: bisexual or some staminate; sepals 5--8, petal-like, early-deciduous; petals 5--7, clawed, club-like with nectary at tip, or linear with nectary near base; pistils 4--15, short-stalked. Fruit: follicles, stalked, in umbel-like clusters, glabrous, walls papery, +- translucent. Seed: tan to dark brown, shiny, generally appearing wrinkled.
Species In Genus: +- 10 species: temperate North America, eastern Asia. Etymology: (Greek: cut, from leaves) Note: Petals sometimes considered modified staminodes.
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce A. Ford & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Consolida ajacis
Next taxon: Coptis laciniata
Citation for this treatment: Bruce A. Ford & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Coptis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10130, accessed on October 22, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 22, 2016.