Acanthus Mollis is a
garden plant used in tropical gardens around the
an arbitrary configuration, derived from and inspired by the name of the acanthus
leaf that the Greeks immortalized in marble Corinthian
capitals starting in the 4th Century B.C.E.
The acanthus leaf is a decorative element used in fine architecture, interior design
and furniture design throughout Western history.
The stylized wreath pattern of two interlocked
mirror image acanthus leafs has been the Goodmans'
business logo since 1980.
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The decorative bush
is also known as