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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.
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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


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