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  • In Israel, trees such as Conocarpus erectus, Eucalyptus sargentii, and Melaleuca halmaturorum, and shrubs such as Maireana sedifolia, Borrichea frutescent, and Clerodendrum inerme are sold for amenity planting to allow irrigation with saline water.

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  • They are planted together with trees such as Conocarpus lancifolius and neem (Azadirachta indica).

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  • Protected coves and lagoons are dominated by red, white, black and button mangrove swamps of Rhizophora mangle, Avicennia germinans, Laguncularia racemosa and Conocarpus erecta with the halophytic herbs Sesuvium spp., which are rich nursery and breeding grounds for fish, invertebrates and birds.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador

  • Behind these formations, also dominant is the button mangrove (Conocarpus erectus) and other mangrove species like Laguncularia racemosa and Pelliciera rhizophora.

    Manabí mangroves

  • Mangrove species such red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle), black mangrove (Avicennia germinans), white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa) and button mangrove (Conocarpus erectus) grow along the calm lagoons.

    Galápagos Islands xeric scrub

  • R. racemosa, R. harrisonii, Laguncularia racemosa, and Conocarpus erectus are found in the transition zone, leading to dry forest areas.

    Pará mangroves

  • In the wetter areas the baría (Callophylum calaba), copey (Clusia rosea), mangle rojo (Rhizophora mangle), and mangle botón (Conocarpus erecta) predominate.

    Enriquillo wetlands

  • A fourth species, the buttonwood mangrove (Conocarpus erectus) is regarded as an "associate" rather than a "true" mangrove; it appears in mangrove stands located in arid zones.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • The principal mangrove species in this area are Rhizophora mangle (more than 80%), Conocarpus erectus and Avicennia nitida.

    Gulf of Guayaquil-Tumbes mangroves

  • It was originally thought that there were four species present in the mangroves: Rhizophora mangle, Avicenia germanis (A. nitida), Laguncularia racemosa and Conocarpus erectus.

    Gulf of Guayaquil-Tumbes mangroves


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