Plants (M)

Name & image of plant

Plant taxonomy


Mangrove holly

  • The mangrove holly (scientific name: acanthus ilicifolius) is also known as the sea holly or holly-leaved acanthus
  • It is a species of shrubs or herbs of the family Acanthaceae
  • It is native to Australia, Australasia, and Southeast Asia and occurs in mangrove habitats

Monastery bamboo

  • Monastery bamboo (scientific name: Thyrsostachys siamensis) is one of two bamboo species
  • It is native to Yunnan, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam