Acanthus hirsutus

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Acanthus hirsutus


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Acantheae
Subtribus: Acanthinae
Genus: Acanthus
Species: Acanthus hirsutus
Subspecies: A. h. subsp. hirsutus – A. h. subsp. syriacus


Acanthus hirsutus Boiss., Diagn. Pl. Orient. 4: 85 (1844).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Turkey-in-Europe.
  • Continental: Asia-temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • East Aegean Islands, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Turkey.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Syrian acanthus
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