[efloraofindia:35083] NATIVE :: Acanthaceae (acanthus or ruellia family) » Avicennia officinalis

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Dinesh Valke

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Acanthaceae (acanthus or ruellia family) » Avicennia officinalis (syn. Avicennia obovata)
... also placed in Avicenniaceae, Verbenaceae


av-ih-SEN-ee-uh -- named for Avicinna (Ibn Sina), Persian physician-philosopher
oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss -- official (used in pharmacological sense)

commonly known as: Indian mangrove, white mangrove • Bengali: বীনা bina • Hindi: bina • Kannada: ipati, uppati • Konkani: upati • Malayalam: ഒറയി orayi, ഉപ്പട്ടി uppatti • Marathi: तवीर tavir, तिवर tivar • Sanskrit: सागरोद्भुतः sagarodbhutah, सागरोदुर्ग sagarodurga, तिमिरः timirah  • Tamil: வெண்கண்டல் venkantal • Telugu: తెల్లమడచెట్టు tellamadacettu


References:
 • Flowers of India ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Indian%20Mangrove.html
 • The Trees of Mumbai by M Almeida & N Chaturvedi
 • Floristic Survey of Institute of Science ... http://iscmumbai.maharashtra.gov.in/floristic%20survey.html



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tanay bose

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May 18, 2010, 12:13:43 AM5/18/10
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Nice contrasting post Dinesh ji the leaf shape difference is well noted from that of A marina ...
Tanay

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Acanthaceae (acanthus or ruellia family) » Avicennia officinalis (syn. Avicennia obovata)
... also placed in Avicenniaceae, Verbenaceae


av-ih-SEN-ee-uh -- named for Avicinna (Ibn Sina), Persian physician-philosopher
oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss -- official (used in pharmacological sense)

commonly known as: Indian mangrove, white mangrove • Bengali: বীনা bina • Hindi: bina • Kannada: ipati, uppati • Konkani: upati • Malayalam: ഒറയി orayi, ഉപ്പട്ടി uppatti • Marathi: तवीर tavir, तिवर tivar • Sanskrit: सागरोद्भुतः sagarodbhutah, सागरोदुर्ग sagarodurga, तिमिरः timirah  • Tamil: வெண்கண்டல் venkantal • Telugu: తెల్లమడచెట్టు tellamadacettu


References:
 • Flowers of India ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Indian%20Mangrove.html
 • The Trees of Mumbai by M Almeida & N Chaturvedi
 • Floristic Survey of Institute of Science ... http://iscmumbai.maharashtra.gov.in/floristic%20survey.html



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Views attached from:
... Vasai creek near Vaghbil


More views at: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=Avicennia+officinalis&w=91314344%40N00&m=tags



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