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Ranunculus canus Benth Sacramento Valley buttercup
2012-06-14 11:38:32

Symbol: RACA3 Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RACAL3 Ranunculus californicus Benth. var. laetus Greene   RACAL Ranunculus canus Benth. var. laetus (Greene) L.D. Benson   RACAL2 Ranunculus canus Benth. var. ludovicianus (Greene) L.D. Benson   RACAT2 Ranunculus canus...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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