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Avicennia schaueriana is a species of tree in the family Acanthaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to São Paulo, Pará, Espirito Santo, Maranhao, Ceará, Mata Atlântica, Pernambuco, Santa Catarina, Bahia, Amazônia, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, and Rio Grande do Norte. Avicennia schaueriana has simple, broad leaves. Avicennia schaueriana form mangroves. It is a photoautotroph.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
  • Definition: A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
  • Comment: Preliminary definition. Depending on whether mangrove trees or shrubs are present, this class could be a child of shrubland biome or woodland biome. Consider creating the appropriate classes.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Avicennia schaueriana Stapf & Leechman ex Mold.. View this species on GBIF