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Sagarodurga (Sanskrit: सागरोदुर्ग)

Acanthaceae (acanthus or ruellia family) » Avicennia officinalis L.

 

av-ih-SEN-ee-uh -- named for Avicinna (Ibn Sina), Persian physician-philosopher ... Dave's Botanary

oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss -- official (used in pharmacological sense) ... Dave's Botanary

 

commonly known as: Indian mangrove, white mangrove • Bengali: বড়ো বাইন baro bain, জাত বাইন jata bain, কালো বায়েন kalo baen • Gujarati: ચેરિયાં cheriyan, ઈકળ ikal, તવરિયાં tavariyan, તિવર tivar • Hindi: बाइन baen, बिना bina • Kachchhi: અકલજો ઝાડ akaljo jhad, ચેરીયાં cheriyan, તિમર timar • Kannada: ಕಾಂದಲೆ kandale, ಮದ mada, ಉಪ್ಪಟ್ಟಿ uppatti, ಉಪ್ರುಂಜ ಗಿಡ uprunja gida • Konkani: उपती upati • Malayalam: ഒറയി orayi, ഉപ്പട്ടി uppatti • Marathi: तवीर tavir, तिवर tivar • Oriya: କଳାବଣି kalabani • Sanskrit: सागरोदभूतः sagarodbhutah, सागरोदुर्ग sagarodurga, थावर thavara, तिमिरः timirah • Tamil: உப்பட்டம் uppattam, உப்புக்குட்டி uppu-k-kutti, வெண்கண்டல் venkantal • Telugu: నల్ల మడ nalla mada

 

Distribution: coasts of southern Asia to Australia and Oceania

 

 

References: Flowers of IndiaIndian Mangroves

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Taken on July 19, 2008