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  1. Acanthaceae, family Acanthaceae, acanthus familynoun

    widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales


  1. acanthus family

    The Acanthus family, scientifically known as Acanthaceae, is a large family of flowering plants mainly comprising herbs or shrubs. These plants are primarily found in tropical and subtropical regions. Characteristics include usually opposite leaves, flowers with both male and female parts, and fruits that are usually a capsule with many seeds. Some well-known members of this family include the bear's breeches, shrimp plant, and the African lily.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acanthus family in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acanthus family in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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