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Terry Underhill                

LECTURE - RANUNCULACEAE - a beautiful, diverse family

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A bowl of Helleborus orientalis hybrids



"The Buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) is exceptionally diverse from the small yellow Winter Aconite (Eranthis) to the giant Paeonies, from the delicate annual Love in a mist (Nigella) to the tall stately Delphiniums or the climbing Clematis, including many wonderful Buttercups (Ranunculus)."