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.