Aegiceras corniculatum

Species: Aegiceras corniculatum

English Name: River Mangrove

Chinese Name: 桐花樹

Family: Mysinaceae


Like Acanthus, it is also a dominant and widely distributed mangrove species in Macao, mainly found from the mid to the seaward edge of mangrove forests. A shrub or short tree with usually reddish petioles.

© 2012 K.G. Tagulao

© 2012 K.G. Tagulao

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Araño-Tagulao, K, Chan, SK,Wong, S., Ang, PO, Kam, K. Macao’s Mangroves, University of Saint, Joseph, 2012.