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Larged-leafed mangrove

Bruguiera gymnorrhiza


Bruguiera gymnorrhiza is a small tree up to 10 m high and belongs to the family Rhizophoraceae. It is found on the seaward side of mangrove swamps, often in the company of Rhizophora. Bark is rough and reddish-brown. The tree develops short prop-roots rather than long stilt-roots. Flowers are creamy-white soon turning brown.


Daintree National Park, Queensland, Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk

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4895, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 6, 2009
Submitted on Mar 8, 2011

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