Rhizophora


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Noun1.Rhizophora - type genus of the Rhizophoraceae; a small genus of tropical trees and shrubs
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Rhizophoraceae, mangrove family, Rhizophoraceae - trees and shrubs that usually form dense jungles along tropical seacoasts
mangrove, Rhizophora mangle - a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
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La vegetacion dominante en la Laguna Mecoacan son las especies de mangle Rhizophora mangle (L.
Propagules of Laguncularia racemosa, Avicennia schaueriana and Rhizophora mangle were harvested from mangrove swamps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and planted in perforated plastic bags (30 x 18 cm) filled with 0.
Mangues apresentam composicao floristica especifica adaptada as condicOes abioticas locais e, no Brasil, se constitui por especies lenhosas altamente especializadas dos generos Rhizophora, Avicennia e Laguncularia.
The vegetation is made up of several species of which the most remarkable are Rhizophora mangle, Rhizophora harissoni, Avicennia africana, Adansonia digitata (baobab), Khaya senegalensis, Cordyla penata (Dimb), Daniellia oliveri (santan).
2011) y se tomaron en consideracion los aspectos siguientes: altura del manglar, follaje, regeneracion, presencia de ataque de insectos u otros organismos, tipo de sustrato sobre el que se desarrolla y su profundidad, salinidad del agua, talla que pueden alcanzar los propagulos de Rhizophora mangle (rojo), tipo de inundacion del manglar, altura que alcanzan los neumatoforos de Avicennia germinans (mangle prieto), y cobertura del dosel en porcentaje.
Key Words: distribution; geographic range; native range; red mangrove; Rhizophora
tuberculosa es un molusco bivalvo que se encuentra asociado a las raices del mangle, especialmente Rhizophora spp.
83 hectares and harboring three mangrove plant species: Rhizophora mangle (red mangrove), Laguncularia racemosa (white mangrove) and Avicennia schaueriana (black mangrove or siriuba).
Rhizophora apiculata from Indian medicinal mangrove is widely used to treat inflammation, wound healing and diabetes.
Los datos dendrologicos apuntarian a que se utilizo el duramen de troncos del genero Rhizophora.