Ranunculus pumilio var. politus Melville

Kew Bull. 1956: 285 (1956) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Sepals 3(–4); sides of achenes smooth and glabrous.  Flowers Sep.–Nov.

LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, VRiv, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW. Rather uncommon in Victoria, known in recent times only from a few scattered sites near the Murray River (Numurkah, Barmah, Kerang), and Wyperfeld and Little Desert National Parks, and pre-1900 records from Swan Hill and Donald.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Ranunculaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-12-03
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ranunculus pumilio var. politus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ranunculus pumilio var. politus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Otway Plain present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales