Range Description: In south and southeast Asia, this species is found in Brunei Darussalam, southern China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia. Heritiera littoralis occurs along the coast of eastern Africa from Kenya through Tanzania to Mozambique, in the Indian Ocean islands, tropical Asia, tropical. Trees, to 25 m high, bark vertically fissured; branchlets lepidote. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules free, lateral, cauducous; petiole mm, stout; lamina.

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Drawing of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seed Photograph by: Use dmy dates from July Articles to be expanded from December All articles to be expanded Articles needing translation from Japanese Wikipedia Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 littorails IDs All stub articles.

Trees, to 25 m high, bark vertically fissured; branchlets lepidote. If you have any useful information about this plant, please heritirea a comment. An on-line version is also available. Livingstone, London, United Kingdom. Citation in web searches.

This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Japanese. Interesting buttress roots Photograph by: It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.


Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply littoralsi machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia. Citation in scholarly articles. Send a request for permission. Moreover, crabs may damage seedlings. The botany of mangroves. The fruit is split by the extruding thick, hard radicle, which develops into a primary root littofalis deeply into the soil.

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Journal of Natural Products 54 1: The wood often smells like leather. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Heritoera seems intolerant of high salinity. Readable yet also very detailed. The fruit of species in the genus is used in Philippine cuisine to neutralize the fishy taste in kinilawa local dish of raw fish in vinegar or citrus juices.

Fruit of Heritiera littoralis in a mangrove in the Andamans. D, Heritiera minor auct. Sasidharan,Flora of Karnataka, Sharma B. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.


Heritiera littoralis

Retrieved 4 March Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Related observations Show all. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

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The grain is interlocked, texture fine and even. Tree Heritiera littoralis x – 8k ltitoralis jpg picasaweb. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. However, it depends on a habitat type, i.

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The growth of the branches is rhythmic and the shoots are distinctly articulate. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

The bark has been used for tanning, and is occasionally still used for toughening fishing nets. Journal of Ethnopharmacology In tropical Asia the wood is more commonly used, particularly for rice pounders and other domestic articles, but sometimes also for piling, bridges and shipbuilding. A model attribution edit summary using German: Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.