Mike with Hebrew roots
Whether all Mikes of this world are sporty, we do not know. But our plant for men Mike is. The Calathea named Mike surprises us by rolling up its leaves every evening to unfold them the next day. In our opinion this is quite a sporting achievement. That's why we gave it the motto: «Sporting ace to the fingertips.»
Concerning the name Mike: It is the English short form of the name Michael, has Hebrew roots and is also given as an independent name. Well-known namesakes are: lead singer of the Beach Boys Mike Love; comedian and singer Mike Krüger; heavyweight boxer and multiple boxing world champion Mike Tyson.