Acanthus ilicifolius. Flowering branch. Note these leaves, growing in deeper shade, are free of prickles. Photograph by: Fagg M.; Australian National Botanic. Acanthus ilicifolius L. var. ilicifolius, Prodromus (), Type:?. Acanthus ilicifolius var. typica Domin, Bibliotheca Botanica 89(4): (), Type:?. Acanthus ilicifolius Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 老鼠簕 lao shu le. Acanthus ebracteatus Vahl var. xiamenensis (R. T. Zhang) C. Y. Wu & C. C. Hu; A. ilicifolius .

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Also occurs in Asia, Malesia and the Pacific islands. Three species of Acanthus were recorded in the mangroves of South China, including Acanthus ebracteatus Vahl, Acanthus ebracteatus var.

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Acanthus ilicifolius

It commonly grows on the river banks or tidal canal sides or low swampy areas in the mangrove forests and its vicinity. No conservation measures are in place. List of Conservation Actions: Pollination acanthuus of Derris trifoliata Fabaceaea mangrove associate in Coringa Mangrove Forest, Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

Powered acanthuz the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Style about mm long, scarcely notched at the apex.


It faces no major threats although the global population trend is not known. Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future. The outer layer could perhaps be interpreted as an aril. Encyclopedia of Life EOL.

This Acanthaceae article is a stub. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation Trends. Stems clothed with purple, slightly raised glands. Document specific search options Title. Hu Deng et al. However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of these things and details about conservation listings.

The acajthus grows as a shrub, up to 2 m tall. Checklists specific search options Observed during.

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The species is decreasing with destruction of mangrove habitats but there are no acwnthus studies on species population decline. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 16 4: Click on images to enlarge Scale bar 10mm. Cotyledons about x mm, rather thick and fleshy, base auriculate. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Sepals four, two large and two small.

General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. It is used as medicine in asthma and ilicirolius. Usually grows close to the sea.

Iliicfolius, Acanthus ebracteatus var. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Remember me Forgot password? The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Capsule about mm long. Observation specific search options Observed during. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Acanthus ilicifoliuscommonly known as holly-leaved acanthussea hollyand holy mangrove is a species of shrubs or herbs, of the plant family Acanthaceaeilicifoolius to Australia, Australasia, and Southeast Asia.


Mangrove sediment core analysis of foraminiferal assemblages – a study at two sites along the western It occurs in mangrove habitats.

Stamens with thick curved bony filaments. Anthers 1-celled, with stiff white hairs along the sutures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This aquatic plant is locally common in the river ilicidolius or tidal canal sides or low swampy areas of mangrove forests from South India and Sri Lanka to Indochina, Indonesia, the Philippines and northern Australia, but scarce in Malaysia. Only Acanthus ilicifolius is recorded in the Pearl River Region.

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Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Often associated with mangroves. Common in the mangroves of south China i. Testa 2-layered, the outer layer rugose and the inner smooth and transparent. Pearl River Delta, China. User specific search options User. The threats to which this taxon is subject.