Nypa fruiticans     (Mangrove Plant)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Tracheophyta
Class: Magnoliidae
Order:Arecales
Family:Arecaceae

Description
A palm with underground stems; 5 to 7 m long pernate, leaves, fruit 6 to 15 cm long turbinate, fibrous with a large white seed.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kadamtala INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mayabunder INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Mangroves of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Available at - http://forest.and.nic.in/frst-mangroves1.htm
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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