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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. & Subtropical Old World, N. America.

[FZ]

Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell & E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Habit
Annual or perennial herbs with radical and spirally arranged palmatinerved, palmatilobed or palmatisect petiolate leaves and terminal racemose or paniculate inflorescences.
Flowers
Flowers zygomorphic.
Calyx
Sepals 5, petaloid, the posterior one produced into a spur.
Corolla
Petals 2–5, the 2 posterior ones with spurs more or less joined and fitting into the calyx-spur.
Stamens
Stamens indefinite in number, often with flattened filaments.
Carpels
Carpels 1–5 with numerous ovules, sessile, ripening to follicles.

[FTEA]

Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead And W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Habit
Annual or perennial herbs with spirally arranged palmatinerved or palmatisect leaves
Flowers
Flowers irregular
Calyx
Sepals 5, petaloid and the most prominent feature of the flowers; the back sepal produced into a well-marked spur
Corolla
Petals 2–5 (or more), the 2 back with spurs more or less connate and fitting into the calyx spur, the others not spurred and sometimes not longer than the filaments
Stamens
Stamens indefinite in number, often with flattened filaments
Carpels
Carpels 1–5, with numerous ovules, sessile, ripening to follicles.

Doubtfully present in:

Aleutian Is.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cameroon, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Malawi, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Mexico, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Rwanda, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Azores, Canary Is., Connecticut, Delaware, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Ontario, Rhode I., South Australia, Vermont, Western Australia

Delphinium Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
14664.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 530 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 11.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 236 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 530 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 236 (1754)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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