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any of several plants of the genus Acanthus, of the Mediterranean region, having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or purplish flowers. Compare ...

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flame acanthus - Native Plant Society of Texas
PLANT OF THE MONTH: FLAME ACANTHUS. SCIENTIFIC NAME: ( Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii).
Flame Acanthus - Native Plant Society of Texas
Photo courtesy of Marilyn Blanton. Shrub for sun and hummingbirds: Flame Acanthus (Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii).
2015 Acanthus Awards Submission Guidelines - Classicist Chicago
1. 2015 Acanthus Awards Submission Guidelines. Sponsored By.
acanthus - ELA Lighting
Available with multiple acorn globe option styles, the Acanthus offers a functional ... conditions, the Acanthus is often specified for street lighting, court houses ...
Parorchis acanthus, the Type of a new Genus of Trematodes.
nition, and to establish its claim to be regarded as the type of the genus to which it belongs. Parorchis acanthus, mihi. 1906.

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All about the Musco Center for the Arts
Murray said that his inspiration for the building was derived from the acanthus plant, with everything from the ceiling panels with woven metal wire to the shape of the wall decorations inspired by the plant.
Noch freie Plätze in der Einrichtung: Informationsabend auf dem Acanthus-Hof
Ilsede. Ein Informationsabend findet am Freitag, 1. April, auf dem Acanthus-Hof in Klein Ilsede statt.
Trends: Falling for foliage
This year, its Acanthus x William Morris collection (pictured above) showcases nature in an Aegean blue, emerald-green and fossil-grey palette.
The house of groaning shelves
The colourful Burmese windows let in soft shades of light, just enough for me to see the truncated semi-circle roof and the ornamental acanthus leaves and flowers adorning the pillars, marble-floors, and the exit.
Garden news: Divide perennials before spring
Do not divide those few perennials that are in active growth over the winter and spring, such as Louisiana irises, calla lilies, acanthus, lycoris (red and yellow spider lilies), Easter lilies and spring-flowering bulbs.

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Acanthus (ornament) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The relationship between acanthus ornament and the acanthus plant has been the subject of a long-standing controversy. Alois Riegl argued in his Stilfragen ...
Acanthus (plant) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acanthus is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, native to tropical and warm temperate regions, with the highest species ...
Acanthus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acanthus (plural: acanthus, rarely acanthuses in English, or acanthi in Latin), in its feminine form acantha (plura: acanthae), is the Latinised form of the ancient ...
Acanthus - Buffalo Architecture and History
A common plant of the Mediterranean, whose stylized leaves form the characteristic decoration on Corinthian and Composite capitals; also appears on acanthus ...
Acanthus | Define Acanthus at
any of several plants of the genus Acanthus, of the Mediterranean region, having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or purplish flowers. Compare ...

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