Name derivation The Aurora Borealis has a rather strange name. It is derived from the northern lights phenomenon in the North Pole. When this happening occurs, bright lights of different colors can be seen in the night sky. It is a world famous and often documented natural event. While this natural event is quite fantastic and amazing, it has little to do with the Aurora Borealis plant itself.  Origins The plant was not developed from anywhere near the north pole but from the Pacific ...