African Plant Database


Bruguiera gymnorhiza (L.) Savigny
Family : RHIZOPHORACEAE
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 4(2): 696 (1798) 
Information on the genus : Bruguiera
Basionym : Rhizophora gymnorhiza L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhizophora gymnorhiza L. (1753)
 Rhizophora gymnorrhiza L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bruguiera capensis Blume
=Rhizophora conjugata L. (1753)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to >18 m (or nearer half this height in certain areas); lower part of trunk pyramidal, buttressed, with spreading roots growing. upwards forming arches arising from the mud (“knee roots”); …
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Ecology : Evergreen woodlands and thickets along the intertidal mud- flats and estuaries; mainly towards the seaward side of mangrove formation; sea-level. S. Africa, in the Indian and Pacific Ocean, Ryukyo Isl., Micronesia, Australia, Polynesia.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Mangrove; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific,
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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    see under chg
    see under The International Plant Name Index
    see under Catalogue de Madagascar
    see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
     
    Map
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