An X-ray of an Acanthus leaf

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An X-ray of an Acanthus leaf (Acanthus mollis).   Native to the Mediterranean with lobed leaves with 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.
An X-ray of an Acanthus leaf (Acanthus mollis). Native to the Mediterranean with lobed leaves with 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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