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Avicennia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Avicennia
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.583.040.522
Unique ID
D032407
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032407
Annotation
note entry term MANGROVE, GREY: MANGROVE SWAMPS see WETLANDS is also available
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family Acanthaceae. Members contain NAPHTHOQUINONES. Black mangroves (common name for the genus) are distinguished from other mangroves by their spike-like aerial roots called pneumatophores that project from the soil or water surrounding the plants.
Entry Term(s)
Avicennia marina
Black Mangrove
Mangrove, Grey
Registry Number
txid41377
Related Numbers
txid82927
See Also
Wetlands
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Avicennia Preferred
Avicennia marina Narrower
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