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Acanth Fact of the Day

Like the majority of flowering plants, Acanths utilize pigments such as anthocyanins to give color to their flowers. Recent studies in Acanths have shown that changes in the anthocyanin pathway can have a major impact on pollination ecology -- of both the flowering plants and the animals that visit them.
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