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Taxon: Rhizophora mangle L.

Genus: Rhizophora
Family: Rhizophoraceae.
Nomen number: 105382
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:443. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 25-Feb-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • American mangrove   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • mangrove   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • red mangrove   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • mangue-vermelho   (Source: F SCatarin ) – Portuguese
  • mangle   (Source: Names Soukup ) – Spanish
  • mangle colorado   (Source: F Veracruz ) – Spanish
  • mangle rojo   (Source: F Veracruz ) – Spanish
  • amerikansk mangrove   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    West Tropical Africa: Guinea; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Nayarit, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  • Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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