Ranunculus revision?

Jan Agoston agoston.janos123@gmail.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2007 22:12:09 PDT
In Hungary first R. ficaria was described as Ficaria verna, but as it is a
Ranunculus now the accepted name is R. ficaria. Old botanists here are still
using the old F. verna.

2007/7/20, Jane McGary <janemcgary@earthlink.net>:
> While reading Janis Ruksans's new book, I came across a reference to
> "Ficaria kochii." I surmised this was what has long been known as
> Ranunculus kochii (a plant I lost some years ago and would love to have
> again), so I Googled it and found four citations of Ficaria kochii Ledeb.
> Then I wondered what has now happened to the common Ranunculus ficaria L.
> (the bright yellow weed that gets into lawns), and apparently it's now
> Ficaria verna Huds.
> Does anyone know whether this revision is fully accepted? It'll certainly
> annoy a lot of people who grow 'Brazen Hussy'!
> Jane McGary
> Northwestern Oregon,
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