Avicennia marina

Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh.

Common Names

شوره (شُوره) (Arabic), شورى (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Tropical seashores and estuary river banks of the Old World.

Distribution in Egypt

Res Sea coastal strip, Sinai (St.Katherine), and Napq.

Habitat

Coastal mud flats, tidal zone.

Life Expectancy

Perennial.

Taxonomy

  • Sceura marina Forssk. (synonym)
  • Avicennia officmalis sensu Klotzsch. Avicennia officinalis L. (synonym)

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..