Genus: Avicennia L.

Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Avicennioideae
Alternate family(ies): Avicenniaceae, Verbenaceae
Genus number: 1194
Last updated: 30-Mar-2006
Accession Count: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Duke, N. C. 1991. A systematic revision of the mangrove genus Avicennia (Avicenniaceae) in Australasia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 4:299-324.
  2. Schwarzbach, A. E. & L. A. McDade. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships of the mangrove family Avicenniaceae based on chloroplast and nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences. Syst. Bot. 27:84-98. Note: groups with Acanthaceae, not Verbenaceae

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 6 June 2020.