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Sea Holly

Acanthus ebracteatus


This series shows the leaves, flower buds, flowers in bloom and fruits.


Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve


Seeds can be used as one of the ingredients of cough medicine. Crushed seeds can be applied as a poultice on boils. 2 - 3 seeds may be given to children to expel parasitic intestinal worms. Roots are used as part of a decoction remedy for shingles.

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Olivia Chee
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Olivia Chee

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on Mar 30, 2013

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