Avicennia marina

Avicennia marinas


Black Mangrove

Black Mangroves

Grey Mangrove

Grey Mangroves

Mangrove, Black

Mangrove, Grey

Mangroves, Black

Mangroves, Grey

marina, Avicennia

marinas, Avicennia

A plant genus of the family Acanthaceae. Members contain NAPHTHOQUINONES. Black mangroves (common name for the genus) are distinguished from other mangroves by their spike-like aerial roots called pneumatophores that project from the soil or water surrounding the plants.

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