What is another word for Rhizophora Mangle?

2 synonyms found


[ ɹˈa͡ɪzəfˌɔːɹə mˈaŋɡə͡l], [ ɹˈa‍ɪzəfˌɔːɹə mˈaŋɡə‍l], [ ɹ_ˈaɪ_z_ə_f_ˌɔː_ɹ_ə m_ˈa_ŋ_ɡ_əl]

Rhizophora mangle, commonly known as the red mangrove, is a coastal plant species found in subtropical and tropical regions. This species is an important component of the mangrove ecosystem and is responsible for various ecological functions like shoreline stabilization and nursery habitats for marine life. Some synonyms for Rhizophora mangle include the red mangrove tree, black mangrove, and tropical mangrove. It's scientific name, Rhizophora, is derived from the Greek words "rhis," meaning root, and "phoros," meaning bearer, which relates to its characteristic aerial roots that help anchor the tree in soft mud. Overall, Rhizophora mangle is a critical species for coastal protection and ecological diversity.

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How to use "Rhizophora mangle" in context?

Rhizophora Mangle, commonly referred to as black mangal or simply mangle, is a destructive growing fungus that grows on the hardwood trees in the United States. It is a brown to black, funnel-shaped fungus that often grows on the bark. The fungus invades the vascular cambium, causing the tree to die.

It was first discovered in the United States in 1998, and there is no known control or eradication method available. It has been found in both rural and urban areas, and is often found in hardwood forests near lakes and rivers. There have been no reports of it affecting any other types of trees.

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