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Acanthus mollis

Definition of the noun acanthus mollis

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noun

  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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

Acanthus mollis, or smooth acanthus ; the leaves sinuate unarmed. — This has a stem from two to three feet in height. The leaves oblong, smooth on both sides, and shining ; from a span to a foot in length, divided deeply into opposite ovate ...

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 previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

Acanthus mollis, b. Acanthus spinosus. c. Greek acanthus architectural. d. Roman acanthus architectural, e. Acanthus scroll-nest or caulicolus. ing of carved anthemion-scrolls, later to form highly decorative nests from which sprang the scrolls ...

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)

Ursina, Acanthus mollis—b. 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.

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 previewThe New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)

by Diana Grenfell, Michael Shadrack

Acanthus mollis Liatris spicata Achillea filipendulina Lysimachia punctata Agapanthus hybrids and Myosotis species cultivars Nepeta ×fassenii Alchemilla mollis ornamental grasses Anemone hupehensis Papaver nudicaule Anemone ...

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 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 previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

by Robley Dunglison

ur'sl or ursl'na, Acanthus mollis. B. ve'ra, Acanthus mollis. Branch. Division of an artery or nerve ; used synonymously with ramus. Often it signifies the great division, while ramus ...

Google previewAn analytical Dictionary of the english language (1836)

in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity by Daniel Booth

The Acanthus mollis, a native plant of Italy, cultivated in our gardens, has, in our old Herbals, where it was medicinal, the name of Branca Ursina, in English Brankubsine, or Bear's Breech. They are the leaves of this and other plants (also ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)

by David Booth

The Acanthus mollis, a native plant of Italy, cultivated in our gardens, has, in our old Herbals, where it was medicinal, the name of Branca Ursina, in English Brankuksine, or Bear's Breech. They are the leaves of this and other plants (also ...

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