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Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Ranunculus weyleri Marès ex Willk.

Family : RANUNCULACEAE

Genus : Ranunculus

    Catalan common name : Botó d´or.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : West Mediterranean

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

    Flowering time : June. July.

    Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.

    Habitat : Rock creviceses and shady places.

    Plants protected by law : Bern Convention. Habitat Directive. National Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : Vulnerable

    Characteristics : A palnt that grows along the ground surface, found in the cracks in a very few spots in the Serra de Tramuntana and the Serra d´Artà. The inferior leaves are ovate, with a lobed margin. Flowers have petals that are more elongated than usual for the Ranunculus. This is a plant endemic to Mallorca with a very small population.

    Status : Endèmica.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra