African Plant Database

Laguncularia racemosa (L.) C.F. Gaertn.
Protologue : Suppl. Carp. 2: 209, t. 217, f. 2 (1807)
Information on the genus : Laguncularia
Basionym : Conocarpus racemosus L.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Conocarpus racemosus L. (1759)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 20 m high, or more often shrub 2-6 m, with spreading branches and sometimes with small breathing roots (pneumatophores) and aerial roots.
Ecology : Mangrove swamps; ±1-200 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko). America: Atlantic coast from Florida to Brazil; West Indies; Pacific coast from Mexico to Ecuador.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°1340 modified 2008-07-10
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