Herbarium specimen: Ranunculus peltatus
|Taxon:||Ranunculaceae: Ranunculus peltatus Schrank. ("Pond Water-crowfoot")|
|Filed in taxon folder:||Ranunculaceae: Ranunculus peltatus Schrank. ("Pond Water-crowfoot")|
|Collected by:||Mr James Walter White|
|Locality:||Great Britain, VC34 West Gloucestershire, Yate Lower Common, ST78, In a pond at Yate Lower Common|
|ex herb:||Mr Harold Stuart Thompson|
|Institution:||University of Birmingham (BIRM)|
|notes:||R. peltatus Schrank, var. floribundus (Bab.). In a pond at Yate Lower Common, W. Glos., v.c. 34, May 19, 1917.---J. W. White. The peltatus-like form with shorter peduncles, which I understand by name. A beautiful specimen, showing what can be done by careful floating out, in marked contrast to the draggled apologies for specimens one so often has to examine. There is no group of plants that better repay care than the aquatic Ranunculi. It seems to me that it is worth while in the case of these and other water plants to float them out; the trouble is not great, especially when one is drying a number, and the results are far more satisfactory than if the plants are merely spread out as in the case of land plants. ----J.G.|
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|+||Ranunculus peltatus||GB, VC34 West Gloucestershire, Yate Lower Common||James Walter White||19/5/1917||SLBI|
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Documented by robertday on 12th December 2012.