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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/14/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/14/2013)
Genus Avicennia L.
PlaceOfPublication Sp. PI. 110. 1753
Synonym Bontia L. ex Loefl., Iter Hisp. 193. 1758. Upata Rheede ex Adans., Farn. P1. 2: 12 & 201. 1763. Horau Adans., op. cit. 2: 80 & 585. 1763. Sceura Forsk., Fl. Aegypt.-arab. 37. 1775. Halodendrum Thou., Gen. Nov. Madagas. 8. 1806. Halodendron Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 3: 485. 1818. Hilairanthus Van Tiegh., Jour. Bot. (Morot) 12: 357. 1898. Bontia P. Br. ex Airy Shaw in Willis, Dict. Fl. P1., ed. 7. 146. 1966.
Description Characters of the family.
Key a. Inflorescence a lax wide-spreading compound many-branched panicle; pairs of flowers manifestly separated throughout ...... 1. A. bicolor aa. Inflorescence a spike, head, or sparingly-branched simple panicle; flowers mostly closely imbricate, at least at tips of the spikes. b. Style very short, shorter than the stamens; leaf-blades mostly elongate-oblong and 3-5 times as long as wide, to 17 cm long and 2.8 cm wide ...... 3. A. tonduzii bb. Style manifest, exserted from the calyx when the corolla is shed, surpassing the stamens; leaf-blades lanceolate or lanceolate-oblong to elliptic or obovate, usually less than 3 times as long as wide, 4.5-15 cm long and 1.8-4.4 cm wide ...... 2. A. germinans
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