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Avicennia germinans

Avicennia germinans (L.) L.

Avicennia nitida Jacq.

Black Mangrove

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyAcanthaceaeAcanthus family, of tropical herbs and shrubs
GenusAvicennia
Speciesgerminans

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Avicennia germinans description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Avicennia germinans (Black Mangrove)

Note the bear claw scratches. · 4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 22 × 15" (55 × 37 cm)

Avicennia germinans (Black Mangrove)

4/13/2015 · West Lake Trail, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm)

Avicennia germinans (Black Mangrove)

4/13/2015 · West Lake Trail, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm)

Avicennia germinans (Black Mangrove)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 3½ × 5½' (1.1 × 1.7 m)

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