African Plant Database

Ceriops tagal (Perr.) C. B. Rob.
Protologue : Philipp. J. Sci. 3(5): 306 (1908)
Information on the genus : Ceriops
Basionym : Rhizophora tagal Perr.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhizophora tagal Perr.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ceriops globulifera Boivin ex Tul.
=Ceriops candolleana Arn. (1838)
=Ceriops boiviniana Tul.
=Ceriops mossambicensis Klotzsch
=Ceriops somalensis Chiov. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or bushy-topped tree to ±8 m tall. Intertidal mud-flats and estuaries; locally common on landward
Ecology : side of mangrove formations below high-water mark, but extending up to a mile inland in creeks; only found in saline places. S. Africa; from Madagascar to W Polynesia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.2 - 3 m. Alt 1 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 551 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°83664 modified 2009-09-24
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