Avicennia alba Blume

  • Family : VERBENACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Avicennia alba
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Avicennia marina subsp. marina (Forssk.) Vierh.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 6961
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha, S.R.Ramesh & K.R.Keshav Murthy
  • Key identification features : A Mangrove Tree. Wood is very strong and used for timber and fuel.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Common in tidal forests at river mouths and along banks of back waters
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Collection Locality : Kollur estuary (Dakshina Kannada)
  • Distribution Locality : Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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