TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Number of plants found: 5    

Bruguiera gymnorrhiza , Burma Mangrove, Black Mangrove

Bruguiera gymnorrhiza

Burma Mangrove, Black Mangrove
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistRed, crimson, vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Flood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Mangroves are tropical plants that are adapted to loose, wet soils, salt water, and being periodically submerged by tides. Great for aquariums and ponds.

Read more - about growing Lucky Mangrove.





Link to this plant:
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Bruguiera sp., Mangrove

Bruguiera sp.

Mangrove
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Origin: East Africa, India, Southeast Asia, Australia, Melanesia and Polynesia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowersFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Mangroves are tropical plants that are adapted to loose, wet soils, salt water, and being periodically submerged by tides. Great for aquariums and ponds.



Bruguiera sp., Mangrove
Bruguiera sp., Mangrove
Bruguiera sp., Mangrove
Bruguiera sexangula
Bruguiera sp., Mangrove
Bruguiera sexangula


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/bruguiera_sp.htm

Carallia brachiata, Diatoma brachiata, Petalotoma brachiata, Freshwater Mangrove, Carallia

Carallia brachiata, Diatoma brachiata, Petalotoma brachiata

Freshwater Mangrove, Carallia
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Origin: Solomon Islands
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Flood tolerant

Evergreen trees with flaky bark. Fairly common in evergreen forest, especially along rivers. It is an excellent shade tree that grows to 5-20m. This species is tolerant of strong winds.





Link to this plant:
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Ceriops tagal, Spurred Mangrove, Yellow Mangrove

Ceriops tagal

Spurred Mangrove, Yellow Mangrove
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Origin: Southern Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftKeep soil moistEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Flood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Ceriops tagal is a glabrous shrub or small tree with a compact crown.

The seed germinates while the fruit is still attached to the plant and develops a massive hypocotyl, which contains the food reserve for the seedling.



Ceriops tagal, Spurred Mangrove, Yellow Mangrove
Ceriops tagal, Spurred Mangrove, Yellow Mangrove


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/ceriops_tagal.htm

Rhizophora mangle, Red Mangrove

Rhizophora mangle

Red Mangrove
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeBog or aquaticOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Flood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Mangroves are tropical plants that are adapted to loose, wet soils, salt water, and being periodically submerged by tides. Great for aquariums and ponds. See Article about mangroves.

Read more - about growing Lucky Mangrove.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/rhizophora_mangle.htm


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