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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.
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, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nayarit, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, Jamaica, United States [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. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  4. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  6. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Rhizophora-AEP.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Rhizophora+mangle&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  17. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  18. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  20. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105382. Accessed 17 August 2019.