Talk:Ranunculus (genus)

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Ranunculus (genus)
The buttercup (Ranunculus acris) it is associated with an ancient Chinese magical drug.
Taxonomical nomenclature
Kingdom Plantae
Unranked Angiosperms
Unranked Eudicots
Unranked Rosids
Order Ranunculales
Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Ranunculus
Common nomenclature
Common names Buttercup, shui lang (Chinese) and maoken (Chinese)
Active constituents Yangonin (in some species)[1]

Ranunculus is a genus of flowering plants. Some species in this genus have psychoactive effects, but little is known about the pharmacological mechanism of action of these plants.[2][3]

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