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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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This is the only area in Pakistan where three species of mangroves, such as Avicennia marina, Rhizophora mucronata and Ceriops tagal occur naturally.
Meron ding pong Rhizophora species, Rhizophora mucronata at Rhizophora apiculata.
The first was isolated from the seahorse Hippocampus ingens, while the latter was isolated from the mangrove Rhizophora mangle.
Effect of seawater on the growth, ion content and water potential of Rhizophora mucronata Lam.
Eight mangrove species were reported before in the Indus Delta, but nowadays only three mangrove species (Avicennia marina, Rhizophora mucronata and Aegiceras corniculata) are found, of which Avicennia marina covers up to 95-98% of the mangrove forests (Rehman et al., 2015).
Distribution of isopods (Peracarida, Isopoda) associated with prop roots of Rhizophora mangle in a tropical coastal lagoon, southeastern Gulf of California, Mexico.
Mangle Rojo, or Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) is from the Rhizophoraceae family (16).
"Three hundred volunteers from dawn to dusk planted 1,129,294 saplings of Avicennia marina and Rhizophora species of mangrove at an area of 40,000 hectares, which is a world record," Javed Mahar, conservator mangrove forests management circle Karachi, told Arab News.
Allelopathic effects of fruits of the Brazilian pepper Schinus terebinthifolius on growth, leaf production and biomass of seedlings of the red mangrove Rhizophora mangle and the black mangrove Avicennia germinans.