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Avicennia marina  (Forssk.) Vierh.
Grey and White Mangroves
Grow around the coast from northern Australia to South Australia. This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.
Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia  (Valeton) J.Everett
Northern Grey  Mangrove
Grows around northern Australia.

 
Avicennia marina
subsp. eucalyptifolia

Avicennia marina
subsp. eucalyptifolia
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Pods
  Location:Aeroglen, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Aeroglen, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚54.027S,145˚45.173E GPS coordinates:16˚54.027S,145˚45.173E
  Date of photo:29 December 2007 Date of photo:3 March 2007
  Field No.:U73 Field No.:U74
     
  Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia
 
  Description:Tree Description:Leaves
  Location:Cooktown foreshore, North Queensland Location:Cooktown foreshore, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚27.717S,145˚14.993E GPS coordinates:15˚27.717S,145˚14.993E
  Date of photo:21 March 2011 Date of photo:21 March 2011
  Field No.:U75 Field No.:U75
     
  Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia
 
  Description: Plant in habitat Description:Tree with Luminetzera racemosa in foreground
  Location: Jack Barnes Airport Boardwalk, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Aeroglen, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚53.015S 145˚45.667E GPS coordinates:16˚54.027S,145˚45.173E
Date of photo:27 December 2013 Date of photo:21 January  2007
Field No.:2325 Field No.:U76
     
  Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia
 
Description:Tree in tidal zone surrounded by stilt roots. Description:Stilt roots
Location:Florence Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Florence Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚07.3408S,146˚52.6712E GPS coordinates:19˚07.3408S,146˚52.6712E
  Date of photo:24 April 2011 Date of photo:24 April 2011
Field No.:U77 Field No.:U77
  Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia
 
  Description:Plant with mistletoe (Amyema thalassia FN:5125) Description:Plant with mistletoe (Amyema thalassia FN:5125)
  Location:Streeter's Jetty, Broome, Western Australia Location:Streeter's Jetty, Broome, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚57.1662S, 122°14.7000E GPS coordinates:17˚57.1662S, 122°14.7000E
Date of photo:22 July 2016 Date of photo:22 July 2016
  Field No.:5126 voucher  specimen Field No.:5126 voucher  specimen
     

Avicennia marina subsp. australasica  (Walp.) J.Everett
Eastern White Mangrove
This subspecies grows on the subtropical coast of Queensland.
 
Avicennia marina
subsp. australasica
Avicennia marina subsp. australasica
 
  Description: Leaves Description: Tree with mistletoe Amyema mackayensis
  Location:Hervey Bay, Central Queensland Location:Hervey Bay, Central Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:23 February  2011 Date of photo:23 February  2011
  Field No.:U78 Field No.:U78
     
  Avicennia marina subsp. australasica Avicennia marina subsp. australasica
 
  Description: Leaves Description: Plant on riverbank
  Location:Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland Location:Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland
  GPS coordinates:27˚28.6643S,153˚01.4114E GPS coordinates:27˚28.6643S,153˚01.4114E
  Date of photo:10 December 2014 Date of photo:10 December 2014
Field No.:2966 Field No.:2966
     

Avicennia marina  (Forssk.) Vierh. subsp. marina
Western White Mangrove
This subspecies was growing on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.

  Avicennia marina subsp. marina Avicennia marina subsp. marina
 
  Description: Pods Description: Pods
  Location:Cowell, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia Location:Cowell, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
  GPS coordinates: 33˚40.804S 136˚55.676E GPS coordinates: 33˚40.804S 136˚55.676E
  Date of photo:9 August 2011 Date of photo:13 November 2014
  Field No.:U79 Field No.:2919
     
  Avicennia marina subsp. marina Avicennia marina subsp. marina
 
  Description: Plant in habitat Description: Leaves
  Location:Laura Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia Location:Laura Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
  GPS coordinates: 32˚14.681S 133˚49.555E GPS coordinates: 32˚14.681S 133˚49.555E
  Date of photo:16 November  2014 Date of photo:16 November  2014
  Field No.:2937 Field No.:2937
 


 
References (accessed 12 December 2016):

Barker, R.M. & Bates, R.J., (2008) The name of South Australia's mangrove species. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 22: 105-106

Duke N. C. (2006), Australia's Mangroves - the authoritative guide to Australia's mangrove plants, University of Queensland, Brisbane

http://www.mangrovewatch.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=34&Itemid=300172



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