Species Acanthospermum australe
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Etymology of Acanthospermum:
Gk. akanthos = thorn; sperma = a seed; referring to its spiny seeds or ‘fruits’.
Etymology of australe:
From the Latin australis = ‘south’; Frequently referring to South Africa though may refer to Southern Cape, Southern Africa or the Southern Hemisphere.
Acanthospermum australe auct.
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