5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>> Avicennia officinalis Tree growing in native habitat Photograph by: Fagg, M. Avicennia is a genus of flowering plants currently placed in the bear's breeches family, Acanthaceae.It contains mangrove trees, which occur in the intertidal zones of estuarine areas and are characterized by its "pencil roots", which are aerial roots.It is commonly known as api api, which in the Malay language means "fires", a reference to the fact that fireflies often congregate on these trees. Officinalis, or officinale, is a Medieval Latin epithet denoting organisms – mainly plants – with uses in medicine and herbalism.It commonly occurs as a specific epithet - the second term of a two-part botanical name. Avicennia tomentosa arabica Walp. Common Name: Avicennia officinalis- Madaipattai, Orei, ... We are updating Avicennia officinalis- Madaipattai, Orei, Oora, Uppatti-plant information frequently. Sceura marina Forssk. 1. The major families (important species in parenthesis) of mangroves recorded in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are. Tree growing in native habitat Photograph by: Fagg, M. Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens. Acanthaceae (Avicennia marina, Avicennia officinalis, Acanthus ilicifolius),2. Bignoniaceae (Dolichandrone spathacea),4. General information about Avicennia officinalis (AVIOF) Indian peninsula, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, New Guinea, Australia Avicennia has a wide geographical distribution, with members found in intertidal estuaries along many of the world’s tropical and warm temperate coasts. Bain or Indian mangrove (Avicennia officinalis, family: Verbenaceae) is a medium-sized evergreen tree of Mangrove forest with breathing roots.It can get a height of 7-25 m. Young trees are usually bushy-natured and get a large crown. Their fleshy, leathery leaves are opposite and entire and feature salt-exuding glands on the upper and lower surfaces. Avicennia officinalis . If plant size is not mentioned, available big plants will be shipped. Avicennia officinalis L. Dataset GBIF Backbone Taxonomy Rank SPECIES ... Name Homonyms Avicennia officinalis L. Common names Api-api Ludat in Malay Api-api Ludat in Malay Api-api ludat in Malay Api-api ludat in Malay Api-api ludat in Malay Avicennia, also called black mangrove, genus comprising at least eight species of trees or shrubs in the family Acanthaceae. date/Time:16May2010 8.00am Location: Akshi-Alibag creak Family : Verbenaceae Common Name : Teevar Habit : Tree Habitat : Coastal swamp,Stream or river sides Leaves obtuse at apex; anthers exserted Leaf Shape : Elliptical or oval, Oblong Officinalis is used to modify masculine and feminine nouns, while officinale is … Avicennia officinalis Auct. Arecaceae (Nypa fruticans),3. Botanical name: Avicennia officinalis Family: Acanthaceae (Acanthus family) Synonyms: Avicennia obovata, Avicennia oepata, Racka ovata Indian Mangrove is an evergreen tree, sometimes to 25 m, trunk to 1 m in diameter. Common Name: White Mangrove. For any queries, feel free contact us via mail.