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Avicennia marina marina (Forsskál) Vierhapper

Synonyms

Avicennia alba, Avicennia elliptica, Avicennia lanata, Avicennia obovata, Avicennia oepata, Avicennia officinalis, Avicennia spicata, Bontia germinans, Halodendron thouarsii, Racka ovata, Racka torrida, Sceura marina

Common names

Grey mangrove, qurm, shourah, shoura, garam

Extract from Wikipedia article

Avicennia marina, commonly known as grey mangrove or white mangrove, is a species of mangrove tree classified in the plant family Acanthaceae (formerly in the Verbenaceae or Avicenniaceae). As with other mangroves, it occurs in the intertidal zones of estuarine areas.

LinkGrey mangroves (Avicennia marina, qurm, shourah) surrounded by aerial roots (pneumatophores) at low tide in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 25, 2011
LinkAerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangrove (Avicennia marina) at low tide at northern tip of Qatar, March 24, 2012
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) at low tide at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in Al Aaliya Island (Jazirat al Aliyah). Qatar, March 27, 2013
Location on mapsPorto Arabia Drive, Doha, Qatar
LinkMangroves (Avicennia marina) with aerial roots (pneumatophores) in salt marsh near Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais. Qatar, April 12, 2013
Location on mapsMadinat Al Shamal - Al Gharya Road, Qatar
LinkAerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh near Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais. Qatar, April 12, 2013
Location on mapsMadinat Al Shamal - Al Gharya Road, Qatar
LinkMangroves (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming mangrove (Avicennia marina, local names qurm, shourah, shoura, garam) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of mangrove (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsStreet 44, Qatar
LinkMangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits near village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkFruits of mangrove (Avicennia marina) near village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkTwig of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits taken from a site west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
LinkDissected seeds of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits taken from a site west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
LinkCut seeds of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits taken from a site west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
LinkDissected half of a seed of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits taken from a site west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
LinkCut halves of a seed of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits taken from a site west of Ruwais on northwest coast. Qatar, September 20, 2014
LinkGerminated seed of mangrove (Avicennia marina) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, October 9, 2014
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkGerminating seed of mangrove (Avicennia marina) taken from Al Khor. Qatar, October 9, 2014
LinkSalt marsh with breathing roots of mangrove (Avicennia marina) from causeway to Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, October 24, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkHalf dead mangrove forest (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, October 24, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSeedling of mangrove (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, November 8, 2014
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove trees (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh near Al Thakira. Qatar, December 5, 2014
Location on mapsFish Roundabout, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) near tidal river in salt marsh near Al Thakira. Qatar, December 5, 2014
Location on mapsFish Roundabout, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) north from Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, December 12, 2014
Location on mapsMadinat Al Shamal - Al Gharya Road, Qatar
LinkFlower of mangrove (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, January 9, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkDead mangrove trees (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDead tree in mangrove forest (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMud flat with aerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) exposed at low tide near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangroves trees (Avicennia marina) near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkAerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) exposed at low tide near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of aerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) exposed at low tide near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of mangroves (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 4, 2015
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on northern tip of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) at sunrise on northern tip of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove trees (Avicennia marina) near northern cliffs of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkAerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on white background near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on dark background near Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkAerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkBreathing roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkAerial roots (pneumatophores) of mangroves (Avicennia marina) on littoral of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming bush of mangroves (Avicennia marina) on littoral of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkGrey mangrove (Avicennia marina, qurm, shourah) surrounded by aerial roots (pneumatophores) at low tide near a fishing village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais. Northern Qatar, June 26, 2015
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) surrounded by aerial roots (pneumatophores) at low tide near a fishing village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais. Northern Qatar, June 26, 2015
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkLine of aerial roots (pneumatophores) of a mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) at low tide near a fishing village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais. Northern Qatar, June 26, 2015
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkGrey mangroves (Avicennia marina) surrounded by aerial roots (pneumatophores) at low tide near a fishing village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais. Northern Qatar, June 26, 2015
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkDead mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) near a fishing village of Al Jumail (Jumayl) west of Ruwais. Northern Qatar, June 26, 2015
Location on mapsAbo Dhalouf, Abu Al Dhalouf, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) with fruits in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 1, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkSeeds of mangrove (Avicennia marina) washed out on a shore of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkGerminating seeds of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with sea grass washed out on a shore of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkGreen fruits of mangrove (Avicennia marina) washed out on beachrock of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkFruits of mangrove (Avicennia marina) with small fish washed out on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMasses of germinating fruits of mangrove (Avicennia marina) washed out at high tide on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkLeathery fruits of mangrove (Avicennia marina) washed out on a beach of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove (Avicennia marina) with fruits on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkFruits and dry twigs of mangrove (Avicennia marina) washed out on a beach of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMasses of dry flower buds of mangrove (Avicennia marina)(?) on littoral of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, August 29, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh, view from causeway of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) in salt marshes, view to the south from a hill on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkFresh leaves and shoots of mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove trees (Avicennia marina) at low tide south from Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove trees (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh at low tide Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) in salt marsh at low tide Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) at sunrise on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkLower side of leaves of a mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) with aerial roots (pneumatophores) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in a marsh at sunrise on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSalt marsh with a mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) at sunrise on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkFresh green mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkTree trunks of mangrove (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in fog on west side of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in fog near west cliffs of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) in fog on west side of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) with aerial roots (pneumatophores) on west side of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree skeletons (Avicennia marina) in shallow water near northern cliffs of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) in shallow water near northern cliffs of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkGroup of mangrove trees (Avicennia marina) in shallow water near northern cliffs of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) on north side of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) near northern tip of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkLush mangrove forest (Avicennia marina) on north side of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkTall mangrove trees (Avicennia marina) on north side of Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove (Avicennia marina) with aerial roots (pneumatophores) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove forest (Avicennia marina) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove (Avicennia marina) with aerial roots (pneumatophores) at low tide on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove (Avicennia marina) with flowers on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMangrove (Avicennia marina) with saplings emerging from aerial roots on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDry mangrove tree (Avicennia marina) on salt marsh in Luwaima and Ras Al Qawar north from Al Thakhira. Qatar, June 18, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al Dhakira, Qatar

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