IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Avicennia bicolor is a mangrove tree found in a restricted portion of the Mesoamerican Pacific coast from northern Colombia to southern Costa Rica. An example specific area of occurrence is the Gulf of Panama ecoregion, a locale of severe threat for the entire mangrove ecosystem.

This tree is of modest stature and exhibits a dense green crown. Common associates are another Black mangrove Avicennia germinans, White mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa), Mora (Mora oleifera), Castaño (Montrichardia arborescens) and Mangle piñuelo (Pelliciera rhizophorae).


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