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Report for Avicennia germinans (L.) L.

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Family Acanthaceae
Genus Avicennia
Species germinans
Author (L.) L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
940 mMReef, R., K. Winter, J. Morales, M. F. Adame, D. L. Reef and C. E. Lovelock (2015) The effect of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations on the performance of the mangrove Avicennia germinans over a range of salinitiesSuarez, N. (2005) Leaf construction cost in Avicennia germinans as affected by salinity under field conditionsSuarez, N. and E. Medina (2006) Influence of salinity on Na+ and K+ accumulation, and gas exchange in Avicennia germinansVovides, A. G., J. Vogt, A. Kollert, U. Berger, U. Grueters, R. Peters, A. Laura Lara-Dominguez and J. Lopez-Portillo (2014) Morphological plasticity in mangrove trees: salinity-related changes in the allometry of Avicennia germinans
Germination YesMiddleton, BA (2009) REGENERATION OF COASTAL MARSH VEGETATION IMPACTED BY HURRICANES KATRINA AND RITA
Salt glands and bladders YesBalsamo, R. A., M. E. Adams and W. W. Thomson (1995) ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY OF THE SALT-GLANDS OF AVICENNIA GERMINANSReef, R. and C. E. Lovelock (2015) Regulation of water balance in mangroves
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Mckee, KL; Rooth, JE (2008) Where temperate meets tropical: multi-factorial effects of elevated CO2, nitrogen enrichment, and competition on a mangrove-salt marsh community
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesLuglia, M., S. Criquet, M. Sarrazin, F. Ziarelli and D. Guiral (2014) Functional Patterns of Microbial Communities of Rhizospheric Soils Across the Development Stages of a Young Mangrove in French GuianaPuente, M. E., G. Holguin, B. R. Glick and Y. Bashan (1999) Root-surface colonization of black mangrove seedlings by Azospirillum halopraeferens and Azospirillum brusilense in seawaterSoto-Ramirez, N., C. Sanchez-Porro, S. Rosas, W. Gonzalez, M. Quinones, A. Ventosa and R. Montalvo-Rodriguez (2007) Halomonas avicenniae sp nov., isolated from the salty leaves of the black mangrove Avicennia germinans in Puerto RicoSoto-Ramirez, N., C. Sanchez-Porro, S. Rosas-Padilla, K. Almodovar, G. Jimenez, M. Machado-Rodriguez, M. Zapata, A. Ventosa and R. Montalvo-Rodriguez (2008) Halobacillus mangrovi sp nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from the black mangrove Avicennia germinans
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • monomethylalkanesHe, D., B. R. T. Simoneit, B. Jara and R. Jaffe (2016) Compositions and isotopic differences of iso- and anteisoalkanes in black mangroves (Avicennia germinans) across a salinity gradient in a subtropical estuary
Compatible Solutes
  • Choline-O-sulphateHanson, A. D. and D. A. Gage (1991) Identification and determination by fast atom bombardment mass spectometry of the compatible solute choline-O-sulfate in Limonium species and other halophytes
Habitat
  • D6.1 Inland saltmarshesOsland, MJ; Day, RH; From, AS; McCoy, ML; McLeod, JL; Kelleway, JJ (2015) Life stage influences the resistance and resilience of black mangrove forests to winter climate extremes
  • A2.33 Marine mud shoresCosta, P; Dorea, A; Mariano-Neto, E; Barros, F (2015) Are there general spatial patterns of mangrove structure and composition along estuarine salinity gradients in Todos os Santos Bay?
Previously was:
  • X02 Saline coastal lagoonsOsland, MJ; Day, RH; From, AS; McCoy, ML; McLeod, JL; Kelleway, JJ (2015) Life stage influences the resistance and resilience of black mangrove forests to winter climate extremes
  • D6.1 Inland saltmarshesCosta, P; Dorea, A; Mariano-Neto, E; Barros, F (2015) Are there general spatial patterns of mangrove structure and composition along estuarine salinity gradients in Todos os Santos Bay?
  • Economic use
    • 2110.0 Fuelwood
    • 2220.0 Planks
    • 2200.0 Sawn timber
    Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • Africa - west
    • Tropical America
    • Asia - southeast
    • Pacific - west
    • Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, FL, USA (27.46°N,80.31°W)
    • Galeta Point, Panama (9∘24′01′′N, 79∘51′51′′W).Reef, R., K. Winter, J. Morales, M. F. Adame, D. L. Reef and C. E. Lovelock (2015) The effect of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations on the performance of the mangrove Avicennia germinans over a range of salinities
    • The Todos os Santos Bay (TSB), centered on 12 50 0 S and 38 38 0 W, is the second largest bay in BrazilCosta, P; Dorea, A; Mariano-Neto, E; Barros, F (2015) Are there general spatial patterns of mangrove structure and composition along estuarine salinity gradients in Todos os Santos Bay?
    • Port Fourchon and Leeville, Louisiana (USA; 298100000 N and 908140000 W).Osland, MJ; Day, RH; From, AS; McCoy, ML; McLeod, JL; Kelleway, JJ (2015) Life stage influences the resistance and resilience of black mangrove forests to winter climate extremes
    Miscellaneous notes Is the accepted name for the synonym Avicennia africana P.Beauv. There are many papers on this species, especially on salt secretion.
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Apr 18th 2019, 10:31 am

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    Approved by T J Flowers
    Apr 16th 2019, 9:25 pm
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