Definition of Rhizophora mangle
1. Noun. A tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building.
Group relationships: Genus Rhizophora, Rhizophora
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Literary usage of Rhizophora mangle
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1. The Intellectual Observer (1867)
"Germinating fruit and portion of the radicle of Rhizophora mangle, L., ... Cross section of root of mangrove, Rhizophora mangle. FIG. 5. ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"419. 72 Eggers, H., " Rhizophora mangle L., Videnskabelige, Meddelelser," p. 180, 1887. 73 Warming, Eug., " Rhizophora mangle L., Tropische Fragments," II., ..."
3. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"... Acucia decurrens Willd., Rhizophora mangle L., etc. The bark of mangle colorado (Rhizophora mangle L.), first descrit>ed by the author (Die ..."
4. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1837)
"The Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle, Mangue vermelho) is distinguished by forming a very thick bark in a proportionably short period. In those places where the ..."