Name source
Australian Plant Census
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
 Terrestrial Habitats

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Tree to 20 m; knee roots abundant; bark smooth, grey. Leaves elliptic, acute; lamina 4���13 cm long, 2.5���4 cm wide; petiole 1.5���2 cm long; stipules c. 4.5 cm long. Inflorescence 3���10-flowered; peduncle c. 2 cm long; pedicels 6���13 mm long; flowers yellow-green. Hypanthium 7���9 mm long, slightly or distinctly ribbed. Sepals usually 8, c. 2 mm long, erect in fruit. Petals 1.5���2 mm long, bearded outside near base; lobes c. 0.5 mm long; terminal bristles 3 on each lobe and 1 in sinus, about as long as lobes. Anthers oblong, distinctly shorter than filaments. Fruit 1���2 cm long. Hypocotyl 7���20 cm long, 5 mm wide, not ribbed, falling with fruit attached; fruit wall persistent as a collar on seedling, the sepals pointing downwards. source: ABRS Flora of Australia Online

Online resources

ABRS Flora of Australia Online
Description, Distribution, Habitat, Images, Occurrence record
Australian Plant Image Index
Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
FloraBase - the Western Australian Flora
Reference, Scientific Description Author, Name Status

Species Lists

Census of the Queensland Flora 2015 - Vascular plants
Phylum: Flowering plants
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Northern Territory Threatened Species
Genus: Bruguiera
specificEpithet: parviflora
taxonID: 5130
conservation status code: LC
conservation status: Least Concern
Mangrove species of the World
Queensland : Conservation Status
taxonId: 17816
Kingdom: plants
Class: higher dicots
Family: Rhizophoraceae
scientificNameAuthorship: (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. ex Griff.
status: Least concern wildlife
sourceStatus: Least concern wildlife
QLD_NCA_status: C
QLD_NCA_status_description: Least concern wildlife
Endemicity: U
Endemicity_description: Native to Queensland - endemicity not defined

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Bruguiera parviflora


Synonyms Source
Rhizophora parviflora Roxb. Roxb. Roxb.
Published in: Roxburgh, W. 1832, Flora Indica; or descriptions of Indian Plants, by the late William Roxburgh. 2
Rhizophora parviflora Roxb.
Published in: Wight, R. & Arnott, G.A.W. 1834, Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis 1

Common Names

Common name Source
Red Mangrove
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Slender fruited Orange Mangrove
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Small-leafed orange mangrove
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Working classification

Bruguiera parviflora  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA