Rhizophora lamarckii   Montr.  (Mangrove Plant)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Tracheophyta
Class: Magnoliidae
Order:Maltighiales
Family:Rhizophoraceae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(It is rich in polyphenols)

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest (Lat: 11.4) (Long: 79.73) INDIA (Record: 11/2004)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Chandrasekaran, M; Venkatesalu, V, Sivasankari, S; Kannathasan, K; Khan, AKS; Prabhakar, K; Rajendran, S and Sarayu, YL (2006) Antibacterial activity of certain mangroves against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association and Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute 28(1) 165-170 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Mandal, RN and Naskar, KR (2008) Diversity and classification of Indian mangroves: a review Tropical Ecology International Society for Tropical Ecology 49(2) 131-146 Available at - http://www.tropecol.com/pdf/open/PDF_49_2/05%20Mandal.pdf

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