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Acanthus, Bear's Breeches
Acanthaceae
Acanthus mollis


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Flower Petal # 1
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Acanthaceae Family

Acanthus Genus
Physical Description
It grows to 2 m tall, with basal clusters of deeply lobed and cut, shining dark green leaves up to 1 m long and 20 cm broad. The flowers are tubular, whitish, lilac or rose with spiny green or purplish bracts, and produced on stout spikes which grow up to 2.5 m (8 ft) above the leaves.


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Acanthaceae
Lamiales
Lamiales
Tounge Order (Mints)
Euasterids I
Euasterids I
Real Stars Group One
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information



Strange Primative White Flowers



Strange Primative White Flowers - Flower
Strange Primative White Flowers - Flower - MrFlores



Strange Primative White Flowers - Flower
Strange Primative White Flowers - Flower - MrFlores



Strange Primative White Flowers - Flower
Strange Primative White Flowers - Flower - MrFlores

Comment: Acanthus, Bear's Breeches, Acanthus mollis

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jamills
jamills
July 28, 2009
i'm pretty sure it is an acanthus - called Bear's Breeches, too

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