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Taxon: Rhizophora mangle L.

 
Genus: Rhizophora
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Nomen number: 105382
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:443. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-Feb-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nayarit, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  17. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  18. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Rhizophora mangle L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105382. Accessed 16 November 2018.