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Encyclopedia > Mount Cook Lily
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Mount Cook Lily

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Ranunculus
Species: R. lyalii
Binomial name
Ranunculus lyallii
Hook.f.

Ranunculus lyallii, the Mount Cook Lily, is an endemic plant of New Zealand. It is found in the Mount Cook National Park and in other alpine areas of South Island including the area around Arthur's Pass. The flower is actually a giant mountain buttercup (incorrectly called a 'lily') and flowers from November to January. Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. ... Divisions Green algae Chlorophyta Charophyta Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophyta—liverworts Anthocerotophyta—hornworts Bryophyta—mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) †Rhyniophyta—rhyniophytes †Zosterophyllophyta—zosterophylls Lycopodiophyta—clubmosses †Trimerophytophyta—trimerophytes Pteridophyta—ferns and horsetails Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta—seed ferns Pinophyta—conifers Cycadophyta—cycads Ginkgophyta—ginkgo Gnetophyta—gnetae Magnoliophyta—flowering plants... It has been suggested that Angiospermae, and Anthophyta be merged into this article or section. ... Magnoliopsida is the botanical name for a class: this name is formed by replacing the termination -aceae in the name Magnoliaceae by the termination -opsida (Art 16 of the ICBN). ... families See text Ranunculales is an order of flowering plants. ... genera see text Ranunculaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. ... Species over 400; see text Ranunculus glacialis, one of the white-flowering species Blooming outside Conservatory of Flowers Seed head of Ranunculus showing developing achenes Wild buttercups near the River Thames Ranunculus is a large genus of about 400 species of plants in the Ranunculaceae. ... In biology, binomial nomenclature is the formal method of naming species. ... Joseph Dalton Hooker Joseph Dalton Hooker Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, GCSI, OM, FRS, MD (June 30, 1817 – December 10, 1911) was an English botanist and traveller. ... In biology and ecology endemic means exclusively native to a place or biota, in contrast to cosmopolitan or introduced. ... Mount Cook National Park may refer to the following: Mount Cook National Park, Australia Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The South Island The South Island is one of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the North Island. ... Arthurs Pass Arthurs Pass is an alpine crossing of the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand. ... This article is about the flower. ...

Foliage of Ranunculus lyallii
Foliage of Ranunculus lyallii
Ranunculus lyallii growing in arctic/alpine scrub
Ranunculus lyallii growing in arctic/alpine scrub

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