Range Description: This species is widespread and found in Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, China, Taiwan, India (including Nicobar and Andaman Islands). Ceriops tagal is a shrub or small tree with compact crown. It usually grows up to 6 m. Bark flecking, light grey, smooth with buttress roots and thin breathing roots. Tengar Ceriops tagal. Family Rhizophoraceae Eastern Africa to Southeast Asia, Australia, Melanesia. Locally present in northern sites. Shrub or rarely tree, to 7.

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Ceriops forsteniana Blume Ceriops globulifera Boreau deriops Tul. Fruit brown and smooth without any texture. Retrieved 30 June It can grow with its roots in water, but will not thrive in boggy, water-logged soil. Ideally this tree would be well suited to moist or wet gardens preferably in summer rainfall areas, with annual rainfall of about mm and a minimum annual temperature of about Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species.

It is frost sensitive, but can withstand cold conditions.

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Tengar putih (Ceriops tagal) on the Shores of Singapore

Flowers small, many one one stalk. Csriops page was last edited on 27 Aprilat Red list of South African plants. Sooty mould and scale insects are the potential problems and pests for this tree. Fruit green, oval berry, leathery, from which a seedling grows while the fruit is still on the tree; a thin, ridged hypocotyl drops from the fruit when mature and roots in the mud, Dec-Mar. It is also used in the manufacture of charcoal, [5] and is favoured as firewood, being second only to Rhizophora spp.


Leaf stalk usually not pinkish. When the fruit has matured, the seed drops and sticks in the mud and so germination takes place. If not, the seed is carried away by the tides, and then at low tide, the seed is inserted in the mud further away from the mother plant, to germinate.

Pulau Hantu, Apr Want to share your sightings? Ceriops tagal In Mozambique Conservation status.

Ceriops tagal occurs in frost-free, summer rainfall regions in mangrove forest swamps along the coastline from Kosi Bay taga KwaZulu-Natal, to Mozambique, through tropical East Africa and Australia. Sometimes with short buttresses which might have started as short stilt roots at the base of the tree, pneumatophores sometimes seen as looped surface roots.

What code is in the image? Leaves are large, opposite and at right angles to the next pair, thickly leathery to almost fleshy, yellowish green, cerkops rounded tip; midrib prominent below; margin entire, sometimes wavy. Calyx thick with lobes. Natal Flora Publication trust. Threatened plants and animals of Singapore.

Ceriops tagal – Useful Tropical Plants

Flowers are small, white, leathery in terminal clusters offlowering Aug-Mar. Full Sun Gardening skill: Ceriops mossambicensis Klotzsch Ceriops pauciflora Benth.

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Ceriops tagal is a shrub or small tree with compact crown. Isinkaha [4] is a mangrove tree species in the family Rhizophoraceae. It was said the natives of the Andamans sometimes eat the fruit. Leaves are simple, opposite, x cm, oblong to elliptic and without prominent veins.

Ceriops tagal

Dark green in the shade, greenish cegiops in full sun. The complete field guide to trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei. The radiating anchor roots are sometimes exposed and may loop up in places. Pulau Ubin, Jan When probed at the base, the petal unzips to scatter a cloud of pollen over the head of the moth.

The viviparous fruit develops an emerging hypocotyl while still on the tree, forming a long tube with a heavy end pointed at the ground. According to Tomlinson, the taga, are pollinated by small night-flying moths. The bark contains tannins and, in general, it is used as an astringent, haemostatic and as a quinine substitute to cure malaria and it has also been used to treat diabetes. Forest Research Institute Malaysia.

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