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Acanthus mollis

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  1. widely cultivated southern European acanthus with whitish purple-veined flowers

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in India: mishisalai, sam sikal, tua-aing Acanthus mollis L. (Acanthus mollis Graf & Noë ex Nees; Acanthus mollis Riedel ex Nees) Italy. See Sp. Pl. 2: 639. 1753, Prodr. (DC .) ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Lore (2007)

by D.C. Watts

BEAR'S BREECH (Acanthus mollis) A strange name. Halliwell quotes as an archaism a verb to breech, meaning to flog or whip, and this is made interesting by another old name for the plant, Brank Ursin. Branks, it seems, was a word for a ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Acanthus mollis Acca sellowiana. fuse, bright yellow, fragrant spring flowers. It takes to shearing for a hedge. Zones 10 and 11. A. greggii a. GREG-ee-eye. Catclaw Acacia. This deciduous native of the southwestern United States and northern ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

a short prickly plant with curly leaves; and the cultivated Acanthus (Acanthus mollis), with larger, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

Acanthus mollis lucidus. Shiningleaved smooth acanthus, with larger less- simuated sinooth leaves, the upper side shining. 2. AcANTHUs spinosus. Thorny Acanthus...] Acanthus with deeply jagged many-pointed leaves, having each segment ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Acanthus mollis Long-leaved. Acanthus longifolius Soft-leaved. Acanthus mollis Spiny. Acanthus spinosus Stately. Acanthus latifolius Bear's-ear. Primula Auricula Bear's-ear ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Acanthus mollis (the common or smooth garden bear's-breech, or Acanthus). Lam. 111. t 550. Leaves sinu- ated, unarmed. — This species is what is used in medicine and is supposed to be the Mollis Acanthus of Virgil. The leaves of this plant ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Acanthus mollis is bear's breech. acaricide A pesticide that kills ticks (Acarina). acaulescent Lacking a stem, or having a stem that is very short or hidden below ground. accelerated erosion A rate of erosion which exceeds the rate that would ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

Vera, Acanthus mollis. BRANCH, ( Branche, originally. probably, from Bpaxmv, ' an arm,' [T] because branches of trees, #0., go ofi' like arms.) A term applied, generally. to the principal division of an artery or nerve. The word is commonly used ...

Google previewA Technological Dictionary: explaining the terms of the arts, sciences, literature, professions and trades (1846)


The acanthus mollis is that which wasformerly used in medicine: the branca uni.

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

The Acanthus Mollis was greatly celebrated in ancient times for the elegance of its leaf, which attaining a confiderable length and breadth, and having its edges curiously fcalloped, undulated, and indented in a fingularly beautiful manner, ...

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