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Taxon: Rhizophora mucronata Lam.

 
Genus: Rhizophora
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Nomen number: 31152
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 1: t. 396. 1793 (J. L. M. Poiret, Tabl. encycl. 2(vol. 5):517. 1819 (text); Encycl. 6:189. 1804)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt (s.e.)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia (e.), Somalia, Sudan (s.e.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya (e.), Tanzania (e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal (e.)]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.), Northern Territory (n.)]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: lists as Rhizophora mucronata Poir.
  5. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Note: lists as Rhizophora mucronata Poir.
  7. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Rhizophora-IWP.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  10. Fernandes, A. & E. J. S. M. Mendes. 1969-. Flora de Mocambique.
  11. 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+mucronata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  12. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  14. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: lists as Rhizophora mucronata Poir.
  16. Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  17. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  18. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  19. Tomlinson, P. B. 1978. Rhizophora in Australasia - some clarification of taxonomy and distribution. J. Arnold Arbor. 59:156-169.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  21. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.

Check other web resources for Rhizophora mucronata Lam. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

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=31152. Accessed 19 September 2019.