Jaldhaniya Cursed Buttercup- Varinder Naturaphile

 

Jaldhaniya Cursed Buttercup-Dr Varinder Naturaphile
Ranunculus sceleratus – L Family: Ranunculaceae
Feb 16, Faridkot. Punjab
Synonyms: Ranunculus indicus, Ranunculus umbellatus. Erect annual/ short-lived perennial
जलधनिया Jaldhaniya Cursed Buttercup,

 

Poisonous buttercup, Blister buttercup
Ranunculus, is from two Latin words, ‘rana’ meaning ‘ frog’ and ‘unculus’ meaning ‘little’ and together they refer to a group of plants, many of which grow in moist places – like little frogs.
The species, sceleratus, is Latin for ‘cursed’ and probably was used to describe this species as it is one of the most dangerous of the genus.
Habitats: Ditches. Shallow ponds of mineral rich water. muddy bottoms,
Leaves: There are both basal leaves and alternate stem leaves. Leaves have long petioles that become wider at their bases, but the upper leaves much smaller.
Flower: Flowers are at the end of branching stems and arising from leaf axils in the upper part of the plant, 3 to 5 (usually 5) yellow petals with rounded tips, 3 to 5 yellow green sepals with triangular tips
Stems: stem are hollow, light to medium green, glabrous, and slightly ribbed.
Caution:
All parts of the plant are poisonous when fresh, the toxins are destroyed by heat or by drying.
The plant also has a strongly acrid juice that can cause blistering to the skin.
Med. Properties: Tincture of whole plant is used for many diseases in Homeopathy.

Varinder Singh a member of Distt Biodiversity Committee and nature photographer. Himalyanresources is highly thankful to Dr Varinder for information he provided for the portal.

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