Avicennia germinans

Avicennia germinans


Acanthaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Shoreline


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Least Concern


Synonyms

Avicennia africana/nitida


Author (Species)

(L.) L.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Fl. Gabon 22: 64


Vouchers

Jansen 1161 (BR, P, WAG); Jongkind 8991 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Fantweh (Sapo)


Notes

Tree of the mangrove forest, rarely more than 12 m tall, with pneumatophores and grey foliage. The laterals are thin and not very pronounced; the finer venation not very distinct. Syn.: Avicennia nitida/Avicennia africana. See also PROTA database.

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