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35.6 x 72.1 cm ⏐ 14.0 x 28.4 in (300dpi)
TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
An X-ray of an Acanthus flowering stem (Acanthus mollis). Native to the Mediterranean with lobed leaves, spiny margins and showy spikes. This plant is also called Bear's breech. A design patterned after acanthus leaves is often found on Corinthian columns.
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