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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White collar on propagule. Petals tiny frilly, white that turn orange-brown. This page was last edited on 27 Aprilat Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map. Ceriips to share your sightings? It is also used in the manufacture of charcoal,  and is favoured as firewood, being second only to Rhizophora spp. Full Sun Gardening skill: These crabs also benefit the trees by removing dead organic material under the trees, such as dead roots. The complete field guide to trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei.
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. A small to moderately tall tree of up to 20 m high, it has a distinct trunk and short basal buttresses originating as short basal stilt roots.
Views Read Edit View history. Threatened plants and animals of Singapore. According to Tomlinson, the flowers are pollinated by small night-flying moths. Guide to Taval Families of southern Africa.
Google QR Code Generator. Photos of Tengar putih for free download from wildsingapore flickr. Sooty mould and scale insects are the potential problems and pests for this tree. Leaves are large, opposite and at right angles to the next yagal, thickly leathery to almost fleshy, yellowish green, with rounded tip; midrib ceriips below; margin entire, sometimes wavy.
Ceriops tagal is a shrub or small tree with compact crown. Email us at dbsthh nus. Make your own badge here.
Ceriops tagal – Wikipedia
This species is propagated from seeds. Ng and Ho Hua Chew, Just like Rhizophora mucronataC. Retrieved 30 June Description A small to moderately tall tree of up to 20 m high, it has a distinct trunk and short basal buttresses originating as short basal stilt roots.
The bark was also used for ceeiops and toughening fishing lines. Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. The mangrove often drops older leaves on to the ground where the crabs grab them for food.
Ceriops tagal – Useful Tropical Plants
Externally it is used in lotions to treat malignant ulcers and abdominal ailments. Growing on a sea wall. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Ceripos  is a mangrove tree species in the family Rhizophoraceae. 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 When the fruit has matured, the seed drops and sticks in the mud and so germination takes place. A small quantity of nectar is secreted.
The bark was one of the chief dyes in Malaya and the batik industry, producing shades of purple, brown and black. This species is highly prized for fuelwood in many parts of its range, where it is considered second only to species of Rhizophora in the mangrove swamps.
Sungei Buloh, Sep What code is taal the image? It was said the natives of the Andamans sometimes eat the fruit. References Hsuan Keng, S. Leaf stalk usually not pinkish. The Singapore Red Data Book: It is a protected tree in South Africa.
Bark smooth or slightly fissured, pale grey or white often with a red tinge, peeling in thick strips from the buttressed portion.
Pulau Semakau, Jan Hypocotyl long pointed cm long with fluted ridges along the length and a white collar when ready to drop off. The petals of the flower hold loose pollen and are under tension.
Bark flecking, light grey, smooth with buttress roots and thin breathing roots.
The radiating anchor roots are sometimes exposed and may loop up in places. Ceriopps Ubin, Jan It is also used to dye mats. Rate this plant Is this an interesting plant?