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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia to NW. Pacific.
Avicennia alba

Native to:

Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Marianas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Avicennia alba Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 28, 2005 Romero [PPI 37531], Philippines K000228202
Beccari, O. [1770], Sarawak K000885460
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9078], Myanmar K001132185
s.coll. [6091], Peninsular Malaysia K000885468
Maingay, A.C. [1765], Peninsular Malaysia K000885467
Griffith, J.E. [s.n.], Malaysia K000885469
Motley, J. [1273], Malaysia K000885461
s.coll. [s.n.], Jawa K000885459

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 821 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Avicennia marina var. alba.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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