Tag Archives: Rhizophoraceae

Carallia brachiata (Rhizophoraceae)

This species is can be easily mistaken for a member of the coffee family because of the opposite leaves and the interpetiolar scars. It must have taken a rather advanced level of observation on the part of the person who … Continue reading

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Ceriops australis (Rhizophoraceae)

Hypocotyls developing from the fruits. The hypocotyls are unridged unlike C. tagal. Ceriops australis is a common mangrove, more typically at the rear side of the mangrove where the strength of the tide has been much reduced by other mangrove … Continue reading

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