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Mangrove Tree

Family Rhizophoraceae


The Rhizophoraceae are a family of tropical or subtropical flowering plants. Among the better-known members are mangrove trees of the genus Rhizophora. Around 147 species are distributed in 15 genera, most native to the Old World.


Found on sandy/rocky shores.


Garbage gets caught on the mangroves roots and branches when high tide occurs.

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Francis Floe
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Francis Floe

San Lorenzo, Western Visayas, Philippines

Spotted on May 2, 2021
Submitted on Jun 10, 2021

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