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University of Johannesburg. Olivier Maurin. Year: 2011.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Lumnitzera racemosa (Kripa) is a species of tree in the family Combretaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It has simple, broad leaves. Kripa form mangroves. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 8.5 m.

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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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EOL has data for 30 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Kripa