giant buttercup

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Noun1.giant buttercup - spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus
genus Laccopetalum, Laccopetalum - one species: giant buttercup
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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THE giant buttercup blooms of Ranunculus asiaticus are perfect for mixed cottage-style plantings.