Bruguiera gymnorrhiza: Large-leafed Mangrove

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Bruguiera gymnorrhiza [black mangrove, Large-leafed Mangrove] is a small tree up to 10 m high that belongs to the family Rhizophoraceae. It is found on the seaward side of mangrove swamps, often in the company of Rhizophora. The tree develops short prop-roots rather than long stilt-roots.

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Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160321]

Source: Wikipedia



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