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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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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.
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.
Caltha Crowe, Responsive Classroom consulting teacher and author, will offer "It's Up to All of Us: Working Schoolwide to Prevent Bullying," sharing what she has learned while working on her forthcoming book, How to Bullyproof Your Classroom.
Three species, including Caltha palustris, Cypripedium acaule, and Platanthera ciliaris, were documented with photographs only.
2000b), for Caltha palustris and Nymphaea odorata, and by Barnabas (1996) and Perumalla et al.
000 sqm land plot located at Agchialos Thessalonica for the amount of EUR37 million to Caltha Trading Ltd, based in Nicosia Cyprus.
Would any of his general readers have heard of (or care about) Virgidemiarum, Skialetheia, or Caltha Poetarum, let alone the more well-known The Scourge of Villainy?
Good plants to put around a wildlife pond include Caltha palustris (marsh marigold) and Geum rivale (water avens), to encourage waterside insects, along with reedy-stemmed plants to attract dragonflies to lay their eggs.