Acanthus mollis L.

Common name

English: Bear's breech

German: weiche B├Ąrenklaue

Portuguese: Acanto-manso, Erva gigante

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Scrophulariales (99)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Acanthus (3)

           Epithet: mollis L. (1)

mollis => soft, tender, usually meaning pubescent like velvet

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink, beige, white

External links

Check for Acanthus mollis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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