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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

  • – Quiero decir, quién es más fuerte, la isla que se vende y come bien, o la que se mantiene erecta, y se muere de hambre y de soledad.

    antonio machado | la palabra en el tiempo « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Mangrove species including Rhizopora mangle, Avicennia germinans, Laguncularia racemosa, Conocarpus erecta and R. harrisonii grow alone the salinity gradient in appropriate areas.

    Rio Negro-Rio San Sun mangroves

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

    Enriquillo wetlands

  • The species present by order of occurrence, importance and utility are red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle), black mangrove (Avicennia germinans), white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa), and buttonwood (Conocarpus erecta), which is not a mangrove species but often occurs in the same areas.

    Magdalena-Santa Marta mangroves

  • Some examples are associations of Stronium graveolens with Tabebuia billbergii, Haematoxylon brasiletto with Melochia tomentosa, Libidibia coriaria with Cordia curassavica, Bursera glabra with Castela erecta, Vitex cymosa with Libidibia coraria, Mimosa cabrera with Cordia curassavica, Bursera tomentosa with Bursera graveolens, and Castela erecta with Cercidium praecox.

    Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub

  • The coastline is dominated by mangle botoncillo (Conocarpus erecta), and Hibiscus pernambucensis, and herbaceous elements are abundant.

    Islas Revillagigedo dry forests

  • Plants growing in the grass-herb savanna on the Sanka Biriwa summit include Tristachya fulva, Leocus pobeguinii, Solenostemon monostachyus, Dissotis erecta, and Kyllinga spp.

    Guinean montane forests

  • Dominant mangrove species such as Rhizopora mangle, R. harrisonii, R. racemosa, Avicennia germinans, A. bicolor, A. tonduzii, Laguncularia racemosa, Pelliciera rhizophorae, and Conocarpus erecta in less flooded areas.

    Southern Dry Pacific Coast mangroves

  • Mangle, R. racemosa and R. samoensis; Caesalpinaceae with Mora oleifera; Avicenniaceae with Avicennia germinans and A. tonduzzi; Cambretaceae with Conmocarpus erecta, Laguncularia racemosa and Pellicieraceae with Pelliziera rhizophorae.

    Esmeraldes-Pacific Colombia mangroves


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