Herb latin name: Ranunculus tachreoi

Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Edible parts of Ranunculus tachreoi:

Leaves - cooked. Some caution is advised, see the notes above on toxicity.

Description of the plant:


100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

May to

Habitat of the herb:

Wet places in C. Japan.

Propagation of Ranunculus tachreoi:

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

Wet places in C. Japan.

Medicinal use of Ranunculus tachreoi:

None known

Known hazards of Ranunculus tachreoi:

Although no specific record of toxicity has been found for this plant, many if not all members of this genus are poisonous. These toxins can be destroyed by heat or by drying. Many if not all plants in this genus also have a strongly acrid juice that can cause blistering to the skin.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.