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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Larger ilicifokius 2-lobed at the apex. Pearl River Delta, China. Document specific search options Title. Checklists specific search options Observed during. Click on images to enlarge Scale bar 10mm.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Derris trifoliata is a perennial woody climber. Archived copy as title Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles. Mangroves are an unique habitat and are largely influenced by sea level changes and wave energy.

Pollination ecology of Derris trifoliata Fabaceaea mangrove associate in Coringa Mangrove Forest, Capsule about mm acanthu.

Acanthus ilicifolius – Wikipedia

The plant grows as a shrub, up to 2 m tall. Search in all groups Search within this group. Testa 2-layered, the outer layer rugose and the inner smooth and transparent.


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The major lateral veins extend to the margins of the leaf blade and then beyond the margins as spines about mm long. Usually grows close to the sea.

No ilicitolius measures are in place. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. The species is decreasing with destruction of mangrove habitats but there are no formal studies on species population decline. It is widespread in mangrove habitats but no population information is available.

Acanthus ilicifolius – Useful Tropical Plants

User specific search options User. Often associated with mangroves. Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. First pair of leaves iliciolius toothed or smooth iliclfolius. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation Trends. Acanthus ilicifoliuscommonly known as holly-leaved acanthussea hollyand holy mangrove is a species of shrubs or herbs, of the plant family Acanthaceaenative to Australia, Australasia, and Southeast Asia.

However, Acanthus ebracteatus var.

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The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. It commonly grows on the river banks or tidal canal sides or low swampy areas in the mangrove forests and its vicinity. It has shallow tap roots and occasionally develops a stilt root. Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 16 4: Also occurs zcanthus Asia, Malesia and the Pacific islands.


Anthers 1-celled, with stiff white hairs along the sutures.

Acanthus ilicifolius

It is used as medicine in asthma and rheumatism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stamens with thick curved bony filaments.

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Only Acanthus ilicifolius is recorded in the Pearl River Region. At the tenth leaf stage: Common in the mangroves of south China i. Acanthuus blades about 7. This aquatic plant is locally common in the river banks 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.