Acanthaceae Week: Acanthus mollis from California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jun 5, 2011, 9:33:49 PM6/5/11
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Acanthus mollis L., Sp. Pl. 639 1753.     (Acanthaceae)
syn: Acanthus hispanicus LoudonAcanthus latifolius E.GoezeAcanthus longifolius Poir.

A tall herbaceous plant with large pinnately lobed leaves, white flowers in long erect spikes, calyx lobes with acute tips and ciliate margins. Photographed from University of California Botanical Garden in June, 2008 
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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jun 5, 2011, 9:45:06 PM6/5/11
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Common names: artist's acanthus, bear's-breeches, oak-leaf bear's-breeches, sea-dock


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

Balkar Arya

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Jun 5, 2011, 9:45:57 PM6/5/11
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Thanks Sir nice start of the week
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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