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Descriptor English: Avicennia
Descriptor Spanish: Avicennia
Descriptor Portuguese: Avicennia
Descriptor French: Avicennia
Entry term(s): Avicennia marina
Avicennia marinas
Avicennias
Black Mangrove
Black Mangroves
Grey Mangrove
Grey Mangroves
Mangrove, Black
Mangrove, Grey
Mangroves, Black
Mangroves, Grey
marina, Avicennia
marinas, Avicennia
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.040.522
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032407
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.
Annotation: note entry term MANGROVE, GREY: MANGROVE SWAMPS see WETLANDS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
Related: Wetlands MeSH
DeCS ID: 37202
Unique ID: D032407
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Avicennia - Preferred
Concept UI M0400457
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.
Preferred term Avicennia
Entry term(s) Avicennias
Black Mangrove
Black Mangroves
Mangrove, Black
Mangroves, Black
Avicennia marina - Narrower
Concept UI M000602771
Preferred term Avicennia marina
Entry term(s) Avicennia marinas
Grey Mangrove
Grey Mangroves
Mangrove, Grey
Mangroves, Grey
marina, Avicennia
marinas, Avicennia



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