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Taxon: Rhizophora mucronata Lam.

Genus: Rhizophora
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Nomen number: 31152
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 1: t. 396. 1793 (J. L. M. Poiret, Tabl. encycl. 2(vol. 5):517. 1819 (text); Encycl. 6:189. 1804)
Name verified on: 15-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Mar-2006
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Northern Africa: Egypt [s.e.]
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia [e.]; Somalia; Sudan [s.e.]
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya [e.]; Tanzania [e.]
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal [e.]
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Seychelles
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory [n.], Queensland [n.]
    Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands; Vanuatu



Check other web resources for Rhizophora mucronata Lam.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (06 October 2015)

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