Genus:
Avicennia L.

Avicennia alba Blume

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

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 Has image?
Jan 28, 2005 Romero [PPI 37531], Philippines K000228202 No
Beccari, O. [1770], Sarawak K000885460 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9078], Myanmar K001132185 Yes
s.coll. [6091], Peninsular Malaysia K000885468 Yes
Maingay, A.C. [1765], Peninsular Malaysia K000885467 Yes
Griffith, J.E. [s.n.], Malaysia K000885469 Yes
Motley, J. [1273], Malaysia K000885461 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Jawa K000885459 Yes

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 2022. 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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