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Ranunculus repens

By GeorgePlatis
It is also known as “buttercup”. Ranunculus repens is a native flower in Rhodes and in Europe generally. Although it is poisonous for animals, it’s an impressive flower because of the bright lustrous yellow color of its petals. The name Ranunculus is Late Latin for "little frog," from rana "frog" and a diminutive ending. This probably refers to many species being found near water, like frogs.
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Tags: Nature Flowers and plants Rhodes Ranunculus repens

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
3 Mar 2013 12:01PM
It's good to see these bright and cheerful ranunculus making an appearance again, George, a fine capture. Carol

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
3 Mar 2013 1:27PM
Lovely flower and a good capture George !!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
3 Mar 2013 1:29PM
A Spring thing happening maybe. Good shot......Sandy
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 2:38PM
Great shot of this beautiful little flower.
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
3 Mar 2013 4:59PM
Great capture, very pretty
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 6:12PM
wonderful colour and light george belting comp a cracker nice one Wink

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