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Rhizophora mucronata (Mangrove) is a species of shrub in the family Rhizophoraceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Mangrove has simple, broad leaves. Mangrove form mangroves. It is a photoautotroph.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
  • Definition: A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
  • Comment: Preliminary definition. Depending on whether mangrove trees or shrubs are present, this class could be a child of shrubland biome or woodland biome. Consider creating the appropriate classes.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mangrove. View this species on GBIF