Contractions. - Ran-b. Rn-b.

Ranunculus bulbosus. Nat. ord., Ranunculaceae.

Synonym. - R. tuberosus.

Fig. - Flora Horn., pl. 49.

Bulbous Crowfoot. For. names: German, Zwiebelhah-nenfuss; French, Renoncule; Italian, Ranunculo; Spanish, Ranunculo.

Habitat. - Meadows and pastures over the greater part of Europe.

Flowering time. - Early summer.

Parts employed. - Entire plant.

Characters. - Stem 1 foot high, usually thickened at base into a kind of bulb. Leaves divided into 3 segments more or less cut. Sepals reflected closely on the peduncle when the flower opens. Carpels glabrous and smooth.

Time for collecting. - When in flower.

Preparation. - Tincture, corresponding in alcoholic strength with proof spirit. It should be frequently prepared and carefully preserved.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Stapf's Beitrage.

Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and lx, Tincture only. 1 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.

Average loss of moisture, 70 per cent.