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Mangrove fruit

Rhizophora mangle


a small protected cove with channel to the Indian River

1 Species ID Suggestions

Red mangrove
Rhizophora mangle

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Karen Hileman
Karen Hileman 11 years ago

This is a nice picture of the fruit when it begins to form. Then it can lengthen to almost a foot before dropping into the water and floating off.

auntnance123 11 years ago

You are right, Karen. thanks for the ID, and for bringing this this long-neglected spotting back to my attention.

Karen Hileman
Karen Hileman 11 years ago

This looks like the propagule of a red mangrove.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on May 28, 2011
Submitted on May 29, 2011

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