Bruguirera gymnorrhiza

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Bruguiera gymnorrhiza, commonly known as the large-leafed orange mangrove, is a species of mangrove tree found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific. It is known for its distinctive prop roots and large, leathery leaves. Bruguiera gymnorrhiza is well adapted to high salinity and tidal fluctuations, making it a dominant species in mangrove ecosystems. It provides important habitat for a variety of marine and terrestrial organisms, helps stabilize shorelines, and contributes to carbon sequestration. The species is widely distributed and can be found in countries such as Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia, among others.

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