|Common Names - Buttercup or Crowfoot Family||Synonyms -|
|Authority - Juss.||Total Number of genera - 81|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 2500|
|Plant forms - Shrub/Liane/Herb|
|World Distribution - Temperate & boreal areas|
|Comments - Lianes, small shrubs & usually herbs. Ranunculaceae can be found worldwide, but are most common in the temperate and cold areas of the northern hemisphere. The family contains many ornamental flowering plants common to the Himalaya, some of which are of medicinal value. .|
|1 - Aquilegia.|
2 - Clematis.
3 - Zanthorhiza.