white mangrove


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Noun1.white mangrove - a small to medium-sized tree growing in brackish water especially along the shores of the southwestern Pacificwhite mangrove - a small to medium-sized tree growing in brackish water especially along the shores of the southwestern Pacific
Avicennia, genus Avicennia - small genus of tropical shrubs or trees
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.white mangrove - shrub to moderately large tree that grows in brackish water along the seacoasts of western Africa and tropical America; locally important as a source of tannin
genus Laguncularia, Laguncularia - a genus of Laguncularia
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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The species of mangrove found in Al Zorah is called the Avicennia marina, commonly known as the grey or white mangrove, we are told.
Initiate a mangrove (red and white mangrove species) and other trees such as purpleheart, iroko, jathropha, ogbono and angelique replanting to rehabilitate the wetland and stabilize soil around the community through training of community members to raise tree nurseries of 2000 mangrove species and 2000 other trees at a commercial level which can be sold to other communities after project close out.
Dyes are a similar case: the 350 specimens are derived from about 170 species, as varied as the bark of white mangrove (Avicennia marina), the leaves of button tree (Anogeissus acuminata), the fruits of yellow myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) and the seed pods and hairs (whole and powdered) of waras (Flemingia grahamiana) along with dyed fabrics (figure 6).
Three species of mangroves are native to Florida: Red Mangrove, Black Mangrove, and White Mangrove.
The black mangrove (Avicennia germinans, and other species of the same genus) needs periods of 10-110 consecutive days without flooding, while the white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa and related species) needs almost half a year.
The supposedly female trees of the white mangrove have turned out to be perfectly good hermaphrodites.
Herbivory and chemical characteristics of leaves for black mangrove (Avicennia schaueriana Stapf and Leechman ex Moldenke) and white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa (L.
In fact, the white mangrove was named for the salt deposits on the undersides of its leaves.
Caption: Florida arguably has five common mangrove species: red, black, and white mangroves plus buttonwood and leather fern, FWRI's Paul Carlson says.