Ranunculus flowers are a species of flowering plants. Its proper name is Ranunculaceae. Members of the genus include the buttercups, spearworts, and water crowfoots. The ranunculi petals are often highly lustrous, especially in yellow species.
Some species are popular ornamental flowers in horticulture, with many cultivars selected for large and brightly coloured flowers. The are grown for both ornamental plants and cut flowers.