African Plant Database

Rhizophora mucronata Lam.
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 6: 189 (1804) 
Information on the genus : Rhizophora
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 12-25 m; stilt roots to 3 m long.
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Ecology : Mud-flats of shores and estuaries; common (in pure stands) on the seaward side of mangrove formations.
  S. Africa; Seychelles, from Madagascar to Polynesia (north to the mouth of the Indus, Okinawa Is., E China Sea; south to Stradbroke Is., Queensland, Australia; map in Duke & al., 2002: 74).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 7 - 15 m. Alt 1 - 5 m. Distribution: EC, KN
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Mangrove; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 148 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°83729 modified 2007-01-10
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