button mangrove

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Noun1.button mangrove - evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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LAHORE:The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has started planting nonindigenous and exotic plantmdashthe Conocarpus eractus (button mangrove) ndash in an under-developed public park of the Mehmood Booti area of the provincial capital, Pakistan Today has learnt.The park is being developed at Lahore Waste Management Companys (LWMC) old dumpsite, aiming to convert it into a recreational site for the public.
In the flower and plant section you can see palm trees, cactus, Washingtonian palm trees, river red trees, royal poinciana, council trees, button mangroves, weeping bottle brush, Singapore plumeria, sea hibiscus, vinca, ice plants, candle brush, Indian almonds, geraniums, gazania and paper flowers.