Acanthus

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 1 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Acanthus (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto

Acanthus

Trees, shrubs or subshrubs. Leaves lobed to pinnatifid, with margin spiny. Inflorescences of dense terminal spikes. Calyx divided to base, 4-lobed. Corolla 1-lipped, the lip 3-5-lobed; corolla with the adaxial suture slit. Stamens exserted beyond corolla tube, 4, all 1-thecous. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule woody, shiny, brown. Seeds glabrous, borne on retinacula. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Acanthaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
3.45%
1 of 29 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
2ed556b9-fb96-486e-8250-0f62e93458ce
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility