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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Avicennia marina     (Forssk.) Vierh.

This native tree is commonly known as grey mangrove.

Avicennia marina is described as a "dicot" in the Acanthaceae family.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

See Avicennia marina subsp. australasica which is the subspecies recorded in the Fraser Coast region.  Regarded as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo.

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

Reported at 6 Fraser Coast localities: Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Dundathu, Eli Waters, Great Sandy Strait, Tinnanbar.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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