Definitions for acanthus family
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a plant family, Acanthaceae, of tropical shrubs and nonwoody plants with simple opposite leaves, clusters of tubular bracted flowers, and seeds sometimes dispersed by exploding fruit.
Acanthaceae, family Acanthaceae, acanthus family(noun)
widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
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