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Vegetation description

In the littoral zone of the islands that compose the Tokelau archipelago there is a combination of trees and shrubs; one of the species that compose the vegetation is Pemphis acidula, a mangrove species.

Mueller-Dombois, D. & F. R. Fosberg. 1998. Vegetation of the tropical Pacific islands. Springer-Verlag, New York. 733 pp.

National level mangrove area estimates

No quantitative information has been identified for the extent of mangroves for Tokelau.

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