Mangroves

Sonneratia alba

Sonneratiaceae Sonneratia alba කිරළ பேக் கிண்ணை Sonneratia alba, commonly known as the white mangrove or milkwood mangrove, is a species of mangrove tree in the family Sonneratiaceae. It is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Sonneratia alba is characterized by

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Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea

Rhizophoracea Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea කඵ කඩොල් கருங்கண்டல் Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea, commonly known as the mangrove apple or red mangrove apple, is a species of small shrub or tree that belongs to the family Rubiaceae. It is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Scyphiphora

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Rhizophora mucronata

Rhizophoracea Rhizophora mucronata මහ කඩොල් பெருங்கண்டல் Rhizophora mucronata, commonly known as the red mangrove or Asiatic mangrove, is a species of mangrove tree that belongs to the family Rhizophoraceae. It is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Rhizophora mucronata is

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Rhizophora apiculata

Rhizophoracea Rhizophora apiculata මහ කඩොල් பெருங்கண்டல் Rhizophora apiculata is a species of mangrove commonly known as the bakau minyak or tip mangrove. It belongs to the family Rhizophoraceae and is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Rhizophora apiculata is characterized

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Rhizophora annamalayana

Rhizophoracea Rhizophora annamalayana මහ කඩොල් பெருங்கண்டல் I apologize for the confusion in my previous response. Rhizophora annamalayana is indeed a recognized species of mangrove. It was described as a new species in 2020. Rhizophora annamalayana is named after the Annamalai Hills in the Western Ghats of India, where it was discovered. Rhizophora annamalayana belongs to

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Pemphis acidula

Lythraceae Pemphis acidula මුහුදු වරා கடல் எருக்கிலை Pemphis acidula, commonly known as the grey mangrove or smooth-barked mangrove, is a species of mangrove shrub or small tree. It belongs to the family Lythraceae and is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and

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Nypa fruticans

Arecaceae Nypa fruticans ගිං පොල් நீர்த்தென்னை Nypa fruticans, commonly known as the nipa palm or mangrove palm, is a species of palm tree that belongs to the family Arecaceae. It is unique among palm trees as it is adapted to grow in mangrove ecosystems. Nypa fruticans is primarily found in the coastal regions of Southeast

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Lumnitzera recemosa

Combretaceae Lumnitzera racemosa බෑරිය வெண்கீரி Lumnitzera racemosa, commonly known as the white-flowered or gray mangrove, is a species of mangrove tree belonging to the family Combretaceae. It is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Lumnitzera racemosa is characterized by its

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Heritiera littoralis

Sterculiaceae Heritiera littoralis ඇටුන சோமுந்திரி Heritiera littoralis, commonly known as the looking-glass mangrove or looking-glass tree, is a species of mangrove tree. It belongs to the family Malvaceae and is found in coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific, including countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia. Heritiera littoralis is characterized

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