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Acanthus mollis
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Eaton, 1836 [1]
Type genus

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Acanthoideae [2] is a subfamily of plants in the family Acanthaceae.


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  1. Eaton (1836) Bot. Dict., ed. 4: 33.
  2. NCBI: Acanthoideae (retrieved 29 November 2017)