Range Description: This species is widespread and found in Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, China, Taiwan, India (including Nicobar and Andaman Islands). Ceriops tagal is a shrub or small tree with compact crown. It usually grows up to 6 m. Bark flecking, light grey, smooth with buttress roots and thin breathing roots. Tengar Ceriops tagal. Family Rhizophoraceae Eastern Africa to Southeast Asia, Australia, Melanesia. Locally present in northern sites. Shrub or rarely tree, to 7.

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This page was last edited on 27 Aprilat The growth habit is columnar or multi-stemmed tgaal the tree develops large buttress roots. Sometimes with short buttresses which might have started as short stilt roots at the base of the tree, pneumatophores sometimes seen as looped surface roots.

According to Burkill, cerkops is highly valued as firewood as well as timber and it is “exploited so much that well-grown trees are rare”.

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If not, the seed is carried away by the tides, and then at low tide, the seed is inserted in the mud further away from the mother plant, to germinate.

Flowers are small, white, taval in terminal clusters offlowering Aug-Mar. Fruit green, oval berry, leathery, from which a seedling grows while the fruit is still on the tree; a thin, ridged hypocotyl drops from the fruit when mature and roots in the ceroops, Dec-Mar.


Fruit brown and smooth without any texture.

When the fruit has matured, the seed drops and sticks in the mud and tqgal germination takes place. Full Sun Gardening skill: Want to share your sightings? Retrieved from ” https: This species is highly prized for fuelwood in many parts of its range, where it is considered second only to species of Rhizophora in the mangrove swamps.

Introduction A compact branched tree or shrub with a distinctive root growth, fascinating growth habit and seeds, occurring in the tidal estuaries, lagoons and swamps, as a member of mangrove forest.

Tree grows to about 20m tall, but in Singapore they are much shorter and often just bushes. Click here to register. Calyx thick with lobes. Petals tiny frilly, white that turn orange-brown.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sooty mould and scale insects are the potential problems and pests for this tree.

Indiese wortelboomZulu: Leaves are large, opposite and at right angles to the next pair, thickly leathery to almost fleshy, yellowish green, with rounded tip; midrib prominent below; margin entire, sometimes wavy. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Afrikaans-language text Articles containing Zulu-language text Articles containing Filipino-language text All articles criops unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.


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Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Bark flecking, light grey, smooth with buttress roots and thin breathing roots.

Ceriops tagal

Bark smooth or slightly fissured, pale grey or white often with a red tinge, peeling in thick strips from the buttressed portion. The bark was one of the chief dyes in Malaya and the batik industry, producing shades of purple, brown and black. A Guide to the Mangroves of Singapore I. cerio;s

Pulau Semakau, Ceriols 09 Propagules hang down. Leaves spatula shaped cmthick glossy, arranged opposite one another. Guide to Plant Families of southern Africa.

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Ceriops timoriensis Domin Ceriops timoriensis DC. Google QR Code Generator. Ceriops tagal spurred mangrove[3] Indian mangroveAfrikaans: Tree Flora of Ceriosp and Sarawak.