Acanthus

Acanthus mollis

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  • Acanthus
  • Acanthus
  • Flower name
    Acanthus
  • Scientific name
    Acanthus mollis
  • Aliasハアザミ, Bear's Breech, Brank Ursine, Acanthus, Acanthus mollis
  • Place of originMediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September

What is Acanthus

Acanthus (Latin name:Acanthus) is a large perennial herb of the acanthaceae family native to the Mediterranean coast . In capitals of Greece is famous for. Acanthus scientific name means thorn in Greece, but it depends on the bracts at the base of the flowers have thorns. Long spikes along with numerous dark brown calyx, from lip-shaped florets. Types of acanthus Morris (A. mollis, Hayami), Spinosad (togeazami, A. spinosus), Hungary case (A. hungaricus, nagahaazami). Morris Spinosad is 1.5 m and height 2 m. In the 2 gentlemen and Evergreen leaf width. Hungary case, with narrow leaves in the winter. Is similar to the Thistle leaves, and is used in the building of the Corinthian Spinosad of large leaves in the leaf deep cleft and which is not prickly. 

Common name: acanthus , scientific name:Acanthus, aka: Hayami (Morris species, leaf Thistle), togeazami (Spinosad), Hungary case (nagahaazami), bears bleach (Bear's Breech), blank Asian (Brank Ursine) , origin: Mediterranean, tropical Asia, living type: Hardy and resistant dry and resistant hid large perennial (perennial) , grass height: 50 cm-200 cm, leaf length: 50-100 cm, leaf width: 20 cm, with leaves: roots crowding the petiole long, leaf: animal, deep in pinnate and barbs on the tip of the tooth, leaf quality: thick glossy, flowers: spikes, flowers high: 50-200 cm, color: white, rarely out light pink color (Brown calyx), flowers bloom: Shari on landscape, flower: tubular bracts to spines, flower: June-September, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit, seed length 1 cm, note: leaves Greece building cylinder head pattern of Corinthian model plant.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Acanthus
  • Species
    A. mollis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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