Lumnitzera racemosa Willd.

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Lumnitzera racemosa

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Bay, Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado province

Lumnitzera racemosa

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Bay, Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado province

Lumnitzera racemosa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Govuro Estuary, North of Inhassoro

Lumnitzera racemosa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Govuro Estuary, North of Inhassoro

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Shrub or small tree with rough reddish-brown bark. Roots radiating on the surface or sometimes looping in and out of the soil. Leaves spirally arranged, subsessile, obovate to narrowly elliptic, 2-9 cm long, fleshy, hairless. Inflorescences axillary spikes up to 2 cm long. Flowers cream or white, 7-8 mm long; petals 5; stamens 10. Fruit woody, tapering to both ends, 10-12 mm long.
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Habitat: In mangrove swamps, usually on the landward side.
Altitude range: 0 - 10 m
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa, Madagascar, tropical Asia, northern Australia and Polynesia.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS,GI,M
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Content last updated: Wednesday 31 August 2016
Literature:

Beentje, H. & Bandeira, S. (2007). Field Guide to the Mangrove trees of Africa and Madagascar Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK ISBN 978-184246-135-8 Pages 60 - 61. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 685. (Includes a picture).

Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 181 - 183. As Lumnitzera racemosa racemosa (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lumnitzera racemosa
African Plant Database: Lumnitzera racemosa
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lumnitzera racemosa
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lumnitzera racemosa
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JSTOR Plant Science: Lumnitzera racemosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lumnitzera racemosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lumnitzera racemosa
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Lumnitzera racemosa
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Lumnitzera racemosa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=176120, retrieved 14 November 2019

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