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Related to buttercup family: Ranunculaceae
A large family of chiefly herbaceous plants, the Ranunculaceae, characterized by radially symmetrical, often showy flowers sometimes with numerous stamens, and including buttercup, clematis, columbine, and delphinium.
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|Noun||1.||buttercup family - a family of Ranunculaceae|
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
Aconitum, genus Aconitum - genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal
genus Anemone - perennial herbs with tuberous roots and beautiful flowers; of north and south temperate regions
genus Aquilegia - columbine
genus Clematis - large genus of deciduous or evergreen woody vines or erect herbs
Coptis, genus Coptis - small genus of low perennial herbs having yellow rhizomes and white or yellow flowers
Consolida, genus Consolida - plants having flowers resembling the larkspur's but differing from larkspur's in the arrangement of petals; sometimes included in genus Delphinium
genus Delphinium - large genus of chiefly perennial erect branching herbs of north temperate regions some poisonous
genus Hepatica - small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions; allied to genus Anemone
genus Hydrastis, Hydrastis - small genus of perennial herbs having rhizomes and palmate leaves and small solitary flowers; of northeastern United States and Japan
genus Nigella - erect annual Eurasian herbs
genus Pulsatilla, Pulsatilla - includes a group of plants that in some classifications are included in the genus Anemone: pasqueflowers
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