Class: Eudicots. Order: Malpighiales. Family: Rhizophoraceae. Genus: Bruguiera . Species: B. cylindrica. Common Names: Bakau Putih. Status: Native, Common. Bakau putih. Bruguiera cylindrica. Family Rhizophoraceae Southeast Asia to Australia. Locally, in various sites. Tree up to 20 m tall with buttresses and kneed . Bruguiera cylindrica is an evergreen shrub or a tree that can grow up to 23 metres tall, though it is usually rather smaller. The bole can be up to 20 – 30cm in .

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The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: The roots spread out widely to provide stability in the waterlogged soil.

Used as firewood and cylimdrica. Tassels on petal tips. Yong and Yuen- Po Yang. World Register of Marine Species.

The seed does not detach itself from the flower stalk but germinates where it is and is known as a propagule. According to Giersen, the timber is heavy and reddish. Roots showing kneed pneumatophores loops protruding out of the sand Kneed roots of Bruguiera cylindrica Bruguiera parviflora branch left differs in being more delicate and flowers are smaller and more elongated than Bruguiera cylindrica.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Read more about the Rhizophoraceae family. Leaves eye-shaped cm long stiff leathery glossy, arranged opposite one another. The wood is used in bduguiera, piles, telegraph poles, railway sleepers, fish stakes, tool handles, scaffolding, etc.

Bruguiera cylindrica

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Beside the generalist insects, each species of mangrove has its own associated leaf feeders and wood borers. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Email us at dbsthh nus. Sapling Flowers Fruiting branch Close up of sepals. Petals thin, white tipped with tassels.

Bruguiera Flora of the Maldives. It is particularly common in the back mangroves.

Unlike cylimdrica other mangroves, it does not regenerate easily from broken off branches. Sungei Buloh, Apr Views Read Edit View history. Bark greyish with small corky bumps lenticels.

It may form pure stands. The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity. Many terrestrial insects visit mangroves including herbivoresparasites and predators. Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. Bruguiera cylindrica is a mangrove in the family Rhizophoraceae.


WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Bruguiera cylindrica (Linnaeus) Blume

Propagule develops on the parent plant: If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos cyllndrica other cylkndrica of media, or if you have any queries…. Tree to about 20m, but those seen along our nature trails often almost short shrubs about 1m, to short trees to m.

The crushed bark has an unusual odour which is repulsive to fish and this wood is not therefore used for fish traps. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bruguiera cylindrica Linnaeus Blume [1]. Make your own badge here.

Sivasothi editors Volume 1: General Biology The plant grows in the inner mangroves, often forming pure stands. Light green ripening to purple, the hypocotyl is often slightly curved. Sungei Buloh Besar, Jun