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Avicennia L.
    Sp. Pl. 1: 110-111 (1753).

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Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: 1 indigenous non-endemic

- Accepted published species: 1 indigenous non-endemic

- Estimated total species: 1 indigenous non-endemic

- Indigenous species endemism: 0%

Additional taxonomic work: not currently required

Species level data entry: complete

Note: The genus has been placed in the Verbenaceae or in its own family the Avicenniaceae. Recent work (Schwarzbachet al. 2002) suggests that it is better placed in the Acanthaceae.

Contributed/compiled by: A.-E. Wolf & P.B. Phillipson

Updated on: 24 Jan. 2008

Lower Taxon:


 

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