Ceriops Arn.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, often with stilt roots clustered around base. Stipules lanceolate. Leaves crowded near shoot apex; lamina with veins obscure on both surfaces. Inflorescence condensed cymes, pedunclulate, 2-many flowered; bracteoles 2 partly connate; calyx deeply 5 or 6 lobed, tube adnate; petals 5 or 6, white, each embracing 2 stamens. Fruit ovoid or conical. Seed 1, albumin absent, ridged and grooved.

Worldwide: Species 3 from East Africa to northern Australia.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Ceriops tagal

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
tagal (Perr.) C.B. Rob.N,Z,MS,GI,MImage

Other sources of information about Ceriops:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ceriops
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ceriops
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ceriops
Wikipedia: Ceriops
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceriops
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceriops

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Ceriops.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2364, retrieved 29 June 2022

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