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(Plants) a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places
[C16: from Latin]
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Noun1.caltha - a genus of CalthaCaltha - a genus of Caltha      
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
kingcup, marsh marigold, May blob, meadow bright, Caltha palustris, cowslip, water dragon - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
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Air, Water & Waste Permitting, Caltha, http://calthacompany.
Ignacio Gonzalez-Martinez & Carlos Boullon Agrelo, SANT 72628; ibidem, margen izquierdo del rio San Paio, UTM: 504026, 4747315, 290 m, 06-III-2016, en un pequeno claro en contacto con la avellaneda riparia, sobre suelo profundo con encharcamiento prolongado, en compania de Caltha palustris y Chrysosplenium oppositifolium, 06-III-2016, X.
Among the emerging green grass and rising out of the mud in several places are splashes of the most brilliant yellow - clumps of marsh marigold, Caltha palustris.
and floating mats of bog vegetation (Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla palustris, Caltha palustris, Equisetum spp.
Subnivean embryo development in the alpine herb Caltha leptosepala (Ranunculaceae).
There are irises too, probably sibirica or ensata, astilbes, caltha and, of course, water lilies.
There are irises, too, probably sibirica or ensata, astilbes, caltha and, of course, water lilies.
Calendula officinalis, Chrysanthemum, Spensa salis, Caltha vulgaris, Seminibus cymbiformibus, muricatis incurvatis omnibus de Lineo.
A quite similar situation could be observed with marsh marigold (zabskie kwiotki (translation: frog flowers); Caltha palustris) used by Romanians living in Pojana Mikului to decorate house gates at Easter.
Caltha palustris ydi ei enw gwyddonol a 'marsh-marigold' yn Saesneg.