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Definition of the noun Acanthus spinosus

What does Acanthus spinosus mean as a name of something?

Acanthus spinosus is a species of Acanthus.

Acanthus spinosus is a species of Acanthus hirsutus.

Acanthus spinosus is a species of Acanthaceae.

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Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

Acanthus spinosus, of southern Europe, is the species whose leaf is said to have suggested the ornamentation of the Corinthian column. In cultivation the acanthus is only semi-hardy and needs protection in England and in the United States ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Acanthus spinosus (prickly Acanthus). Bot Mag. 1808. Leaves pinna- tifid spiny. — The leaves are deeplyjag- ged, in very regular order, and each segment is terminated with a sharp spine, as are also the foot-stalks of the leaves, and the ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

carved and decorative ornament found especially adorning classical Corinthian capitals, based on stylized leaves of the Mediterranean acanthus plant, Bear's breech or brank-ursine [Acanthus molla, Acanthus spinosus]; akanthos in Greek.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Acanthus spinosus (oyster plant) is believed to be the pattern for the decoration of Corinthian capitals. Acanthus mollis is bear's breech. acaricide A pesticide that kills ticks (Acarina). acaulescent Lacking a stem, or having a stem that is very ...

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 spinosus. Thorny Acanthus...] Acanthus with deeply jagged many-pointed leaves, having each ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Acanthus spinosus, or prickly acanthus, the leaves pinnatifid thorny, deeply jagged in very regular order, and each segment is terminated with a sharp spine; as are also the petioles, and the calyx of the flowers; so that this plant is troublesome ...

Google previewDictionary of Artifacts (2008)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

acanthus: conventionalized representation of the leaf of the Acanthus spinosus plant, found on the lower parts of Corinthian and Composite ...

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