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Ranunculus spp. Buttercups.

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kaikaiārure (Taylor 1855); kawariki, kākawariki ("A plant growing in swamps",  Ranunculus sp. Williams 1971); kōpukupuku, mārūrū (Williams 1971); korikori, pukupuku, raoriki (recorded by Beever 1991 as generic names for buttercups); 

pukuku (recorded by D'Urville). Doubtful,. Beever 1991 

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kaikaiārure, the common buttercup, "remarkable for the great irregularity in its petals" (Taylor 1855)

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28 May 2007
20 July 2020
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