Non-exclusive mangrove species

Species important in the mangrove habitat but not restricted to it according to Saenger et al. (1983)

Image Cerbera manghas

Cerbera manghas

Species Life-form
Acrostichum aureum L. Fern
Acrostichum danaeifolium Langsd. & Fish. Fern
Acrostichum speciosum Willd. Fern
Barringtonia racemosa Roxb. Tree
Brownlowia argentata Kurz. Tree
Brownlowia tersa (L. ) Kosterm. Shrub/Tree
Cerbera floribunda K.Schum. Tree
Cerbera manghas L. Tree
Clerodendrum inerme (L.) Gaertn. Shrub
Cynometra mannii Oliver Tree
Dimorphandra oleifera (Triana ex Hemsl.) Tree
Dolichandrone spathacea (L.F.) K.Schum. Tree
Hibiscus hamabo Sieb & Zucc. Tree
Hibiscus tiliaceus L. Tree
Mauritia flexuosa (Linn.f.) Palm
Maytenus emarginata (Willd.) Ding Hou Shrub
Myristica hollrungii Warb. Tree
Oncosperma filamentosa Bl. Palm
Pemphis acidula Forster Shrub/Tree
Pterocarpus officinalis Jacq. Tree
Thespesia acutiloba (E.G.Backer) Excell & Mendonca Tree
Thespesia populnea (L.) Soland. ex Corr. Tree
Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel Tree


References
Saenger, P., Hegerl, E.J. & Davie, J.D.S. 1983. Global status of mangrove ecosystems. Commission on ecology papers No. 3. Gland, Switzerland, IUCN.

last updated:  Saturday, May 14, 2005