The crown of thorns is a symbolic reminder of the suffering Jesus endured to redeem his people. A constant reminder of the promises Christ made to Christians around the world. This authentic replica of the crown of thorns has been known to the region of many years. Its scientific name is Euphorbia Milli. This thick steamed plant grows admits the desert of Jericho and by the Dead Sea, 30 Miles from Jerusalem. This Beautiful ornamental plant which have densely thorns is said to have been used by Roman Legionaries to mock Christ at his Crucifixion. Use as a centerpiece, a wall decoration or place atop a cross, draped with a purple cloth for the ultimate statement! This is the real plant with a triple fold. This item comes with a certificate of origin. Crown of Thorns approximately 7-8" diameter (real life size).