Aegiceras corniculatum (River Mangrove) (Myrsinaceae)

Aegiceras corniculatum (River Mangrove)
Flowers occurring in a cluster

A common mangrove. The flowers occur in clusters and the resulting fruits look like bean pods. Descriptively, this plant is called Kacang Kacang (Kacang means bean) in Malaysia.

Aegiceras corniculatum (River Mangrove)


About David Tng

I am David Tng, a hedonistic botanizer who pursues plants with a fervour. I chase the opportunity to delve into various aspects of the study of plants. I have spent untold hours staring at mosses and allied plants, taking picture of pollen, culturing orchids in clean cabinets, counting tree rings, monitoring plant flowering times, etc. I am currently engrossed in the study of plant ecology (a grand excuse to see 'anything I can). Sometimes I think of myself as a shadow taxonomist, a sentimental ecologist, and a spiritual environmentalist - but at the very root of it all, a "plant whisperer"!
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