Acanthus mollis L.

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Acanthus mollis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Acanthus mollis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Common names: Bear's breeches (English)
Notes: Biegel notes that the cultivated plants do not match exactly the specimens of plants collected under this name in the wild.
Derivation of specific name: mollis: soft
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Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 18.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acanthus mollis
African Plant Database: Acanthus mollis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acanthus mollis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acanthus mollis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acanthus mollis
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iNaturalist: Acanthus mollis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acanthus mollis
JSTOR Plant Science: Acanthus mollis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acanthus mollis
Plants of the World Online: Acanthus mollis
Tropicos: Acanthus mollis
Wikipedia: Acanthus mollis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Acanthus mollis., retrieved 28 February 2024

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