Acanthus volubilis

Acanthus volubilis Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 56 1831. (syn: Dilivaria scandens Nees; Dilivaria volubilis (Wall.) Nees); E- & NE-India, peninsular Malaysia (scattered), Andamans (Middle Andamans, South Andamans), Nicobars (Great Nicobar Isl.), Myanmar [Burma] (Ayeyarwady, Bago, Rakhine, Taninthayi), Philippines (Mindoro, Sibuyan, Panay, Basilan), Sumatra, Sulawesi, Borneo, Moluccas, New Guinea, Singapore as per Catalogue of Life; […]

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Acanthus spinosus ?

Acanthus spinosus ?; . 16/06/2003 ASP 57 : Attachments (1). 5 posts by 4 authors. Can you please ID this medicinal herb (probably Solanaceae). Photo was taken in a herbal garden in Dec 2012 in Sri Lanka. Thanks …, thanks for sharing this plant. A new look of Solanaceae plant, to me. Acanthus species, possibly A. […]

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Acanthus mollis (Cultivated) ?

Acanthus mollis ?;         Acanthus For ID : California : 29NOV14 : AK-68 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) Acanthus flowers seen in San Francisco on 1/10/14. Flowers were on the other side of a hedge and leaves were not visible from where the pictures were taken. These are the […]

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Acanthus leucostachyus

Acanthus leucostachyus Wall. ex Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 98 1832. (syn: Acanthus leucostachyus Wall.); . E. Himalaya to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO; . Herbs to 1 m tall, erect, unbranched. Stem brown, ca. 4 mm in diam., hairy. Petiole 0.8-2.5 cm; leaf […]

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Acanthus spinosus (Cultivated- USA)

Acanthus spinosus L., Sp. Pl. 639 1753. (Syn: Acanthus caroli-alexandri Hausskn.; Acanthus spinosissimus Pers.; Acanthus spinulosus Host); . Common name: spiny bear’s-breeches . Tall herbaceous plant differering from A. mollis in deeply pinnatifid leaves with spinose teeth, bracts and calyx teeth with spinose tips. . As per efi thread : A. mollis has leaves less […]

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Acanthus mollis (Cultivated)

Acanthus mollis L., Sp. Pl. 639 1753. (Syn: Acanthus hispanicus Loudon; Acanthus latifolius E.Goeze; Acanthus longifolius Poir.; Acanthus lusitanicus auct.; Acanthus mollis subsp. platyphyllus Murb.; Acanthus niger Mill.; Acanthus platyphyllus Murb.; Acanthus spinosissimus Host [Illegitimate]);   Common names: artist’s acanthus, bear’s-breeches, oak-leaf bear’s-breeches, sea-dock   Images by Muthu Karthick (2,3) & Gurcharan Singh (1,4), Validated by […]

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Acanthus montanus (Cultivated)

Acanthus montanus (Nees) T.Anderson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 37 1864. (Syn: Acanthus barteri T.Anderson; Cheilopsis montana Nees); Images by TSP Kumar (Id by Jayanthi Janakiraman) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)    TSP-MAY-2016-50-378:Images of Lepidagathis pungens (Acanthaceae) : 11 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7) It […]

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Acanthus ilicifolius

Acanthus ilicifolius L., Sp. Pl. 639 1753. (Syn: Acanthus doloarin Blanco; Acanthus ilicifolius var. subinteger Nees; Acanthus neoguineensis Engl.; Dilivaria ilicifolia (L.) Juss.); . a-KANTH-us — Greek: ákantha (thorn); also spine or spike … Dave’s Botanary il-liss-ee-FOH-lee-us — having leaves like a holly … Dave’s Botanary . commonly known as: holly-leaved acanthus, holly-leaved bear’s breech, […]

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