TYPES OF MANGROVES

and lagoons. The red mangrove is a tall tree that reaches 70' to 80' in height in the tropics.1. bays.RHIZOPHORA MANGLE .RED RHIZOPHORA MANGROVES grows on aerial prop roots Rhizophora mangle The red mangrove grows in brackish areas along creeks. .

Rhizophora flower Rhizophora Roots Rhizophora leaves .

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Black mangrove wood has been used as posts. Black mangrove is a small to medium-sized tree that reaches heights of 50'.Avicennia Germinans ± The name black mangrove Black Mangrovesrefers to the colour of the trunk and heartwood. . and for marine construction. fuel.2.

Roots Leaves Salt on the Leaves .

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TWO MORE TYPES OF MANGROVES WHITE BUTTONWOOD .

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