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Mikawa Kokubunni-ji

Mikawa Kokubun-niji is a Buddhist nunnery located in what is now the city of Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan. It is the modern successor of one of the provincial temples established by Emperor Shōmu during the Nara period for the purpose of promoting Budd ...


Ichinomiya Asama Shrine

The Ichinomiya Asama Jinja is a Shintō shrine in the city of Fuefuki in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Kai Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on April 15.


Minashi Shrine

Hidaichi-no-miya Minashi Shrine, commonly: Minashi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the city of Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The name for the shrine is also sometimes read as Suimu 水無 and is the ichinomiya of the former Hida Province.


California shieldpod

Dithyrea californica is an annual plant in the family Brassicaceae found in deserts of the Southwestern United States.


Buzz buttons

Acmella alba is a species of plant belonging to the family Asteraceae. Common names include brede mafane, Spilanthes, Tingflower, toothache plant, and buzz buttons. The flowers and leaves contain spilanthol, a local anesthetic.


Catalpa tree

Catalpa, commonly called catalpa or catawba, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical regions of North America, the Caribbean, and East Asia.


Cape Ash

Ekebergia capensis is a tree in the family Meliaceae. It is commonly known as the Cape ash. Its range extends from the Eastern Cape of South Africa to Sudan and Ethiopia.



Eugenia dysenterica is a tree from the family Myrtaceae, native of the Cerrado, the central savannah region of Brazil. It is locally known by the Portuguese names cagaita or cagaiteira.


Calvary medick

Medicago intertexta, the hedgehog medick, Calvary clover, or Calvary medick, is a flowering plant of the family Fabaceae. It is found primarily in the western Mediterranean basin. It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium ...


Cape bugle-lily

Watsonia borbonica has two subspecies: W. borbonica subsp. ardernei, and subsp. borbonica. W. borbonica subsp. ardernei is named in honour of H.M. Arderne, the Cape Town businessman whose family established the Arderne Gardens in Claremont. This ...


Cape cowslip

Lachenalia is a genus of bulbous perennials in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae, which are usually found in Namibia and South Africa. Most of these plants have a dormancy period, and the new roots of these plants will always grow ev ...


Caustic grevillea

Grevillea pyramidalis, commonly known as the caustic bush, is a tree or shrub of the genus Grevillea native to an area in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia. The tree or shrub typically grows to a height of 2 to 6 metres 7 to ...


Caper family

The Capparaceae, commonly known as the caper family, are a family of plants in the order Brassicales. As currently circumscribed, the family contains 33 genera and about 700 species. The largest genera are Capparis, Maerua, Boscia and Cadaba.


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"Capparis" is also a family name, see e.g. Melpomene Capparis. Capparis is a flowering plant genus in the family Capparaceae which is included in the Brassicaceae in the unrevised APG II system. These plants are shrubs or lianas and are collectiv ...


California butterwort

Pinguicula macroceras, the California butterwort or horned butterwort, is a species of perennial carnivorous herb that is native to the North American Pacific coast, as well as other select distributions in Canada, Russia, Japan, and the United S ...


Cambridge Milk-parsley

Selinum carvifolia is a flowering plant of the genus Selinum in the family Apiaceae. The specific name carvifolia signifies having leaves resembling those of Caraway. It is a plant of fens and damp meadows, growing in most of Europe, with the exc ...


Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway

The Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway is a railway line in the Netherlands running from the port of Harlingen to Bad Nieuweschans, passing through Leeuwarden and Groningen. The line was opened between 1863 and 1868. It is also known as the Staatslij ...



Rubus is a large and diverse genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae, subfamily Rosoideae, with 250–700 species. Raspberries, blackberries, and dewberries are common, widely distributed members of the genus. Most of these plants ha ...


Te Ohu Whakaari

Te Ohu Whakaari was a Māori theatre cooperative formed by Rangimoana Taylor in the early 1980s that created and performed plays across New Zealand Aotearoa.


Cashew family

The Anacardiaceae, commonly known as the cashew family or sumac family, are a family of flowering plants, including about 83 genera with about 860 known species. Members of the Anacardiaceae bear fruits that are drupes and in some cases produce u ...


Catclaw Brier

Mimosa nuttallii, the Nuttalls sensitive-briar, catclaw brier, or sensitive brier, is an herbaceous perennial legume in the subfamily Mimosoideae native to the central United States. It has a trailing semiwoody vine covered with small recurved pr ...


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St Marys Church, Bergen

St Marys Church is a parish church in Bergen municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Bryggen area in the central part of the city of Bergen. The church is part of Bergen Cathedral parish in the Bergen domprosti in the Dioces ...



Grasmo is a small settlement in eastern Norway, on the border to Sweden. Its in the northern part of the village of Setskog in Aurskog-Holand municipality in Akershus County. It is currently inhabited by 6-7 families.


Catclaw mimosa

Mimosa aculeaticarpa is a shrub in the family Fabaceae. It is commonly known as the catclaw mimosa or the wait-a-minute bush and is endemic to upland regions of Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.



Myrospermum frutescens, the cercipo, is a species of flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. It is the only member of the genus Myrospermum.


Carrot Family

Apiaceae or Umbelliferae is a family of mostly aromatic flowering plants named after the type genus Apium and commonly known as the celery, carrot or parsley family, or simply as umbellifers. It is the 16th-largest family of flowering plants, wit ...


Creeping Devil

Stenocereus eruca, commonly known as creeping devil, is a member of the family Cactaceae. It is one of the most distinctive cacti, a member of the relatively small genus Stenocereus. It is endemic to the central Pacific coast of Baja California S ...


Cassowary tree

The Casuarinaceae are a family of dicotyledonous flowering plants placed in the order Fagales, consisting of four genera and 91 species of trees and shrubs native to eastern Africa, Australia, Southeast Asia, Malesia, Papuasia, and the Pacific Is ...


Carolina desert-chicory

Pyrrhopappus carolinianus, commonly called Carolina desert-chicory, or Texas dandelion is in the genus Pyrrhopappus of the family Asteraceae or Compositae, native throughout Eastern and South Eastern United States. It is a weedy annual found in m ...


Carrotleaf horkelia

Horkelia daucifolia is a species of flowering plant in the rose family known by the common name carrotleaf horkelia. It is native to the Klamath Mountains and surrounding ranges in northern California and southern Oregon, where it grows in mounta ...

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