African Plant Database

Rhizophora mangle L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 443 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Rhizophora
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 4 m tall.
Ecology : Mangrove salt-swamp; only at the drier, inner limit of the Rhizophora zone in W Africa. E coast of tropical America and neighbouring islands.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°83731 modified 2007-01-10
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