ACAENA

Pronunciation: (a-kee-na) Family: Bidi Bidi, New Zealand Burr, ROSACEAE Unlike most other members of the rose family, Acaena has no petals to its flowers, In fact, the very name comes from the ancient Greek akanthos, meaning a thorn. Not that they are spiny plants — they just look it. Each inflorescence consists of a number … Continue reading ACAENA