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Taxon: Rhizophora harrisonii Leechm.

Genus: Rhizophora
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Nomen number: 450427
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1918:8. 1918
Link to protologue:
Comment: considered by some as the hybrid R. mangle × R. racemosa
Name Verified on: 12-May-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas (w.)]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica (w.), Honduras, Nicaragua (w.), Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Delta Amacuro, Monagas]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (w.), Ecuador [Esmeraldas, Guayas]


  1. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  2. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 (L Ecuador)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  5. Rico-Gray, V. 1981. Rhizophora harrisonii (Rhizophoraceae), un nuevo registro para las costas de México Bol. Soc. Bot. México 41:163-165.
  6. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  7. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Rhizophora harrisonii Leechm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=450427. Accessed 25 June 2019.