Grey Mangrove (species: Avicennia marina) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Avicennia marina
Grey Mangrove

©Anne Hoggett: Avicennia marina growing among rocks behind a stand of Rhizophora stylosa at One Tree Coconut Beach, Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne Hoggett: Aerial roots of Avicennia marina at some distance from the tree that is growing among the rocks behind; One Tree Coconut Beach, Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne Hoggett: Avicennia marina at Nymph Island. The shorter trees on the left are Aegialitis annulata.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Lamiales
Family Acanthaceae
Genus Avicennia
Species Avicennia marina



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and M. Dufrene (1999). Flora and vegetation of Turtell V, Turtell Islands Group (Queensland, Australia), Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg./ Bull. Nat. Plantentuin Belg., 67: 45-97. LIRS catalog number 577.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.
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