Family – Avicenniaceae

Family – Avicenniaceae – 1 genus in Sri Lanka

27.01. AVICENNIA L.

A.marina (Forssk.) Vierh. T:kannamaram, kanna, vendanda, venkandal

A.officinalis L. E:white mangrove T:kanna, upatha

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

Avicennia sp ,

Family-Avicennniaceae ,

Common name-Kanna , කන්න

Origin-Native ,

Habit-Small tree ,

Ecology-Salt water tidal mudflats

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