China (Guangdong, Hainan), India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia
(Northern Territory, Queensland), Java, peninsular Malaysia (all coasts),
Bismarck Arch. (New Britain), New Guinea, Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Lesser
Sunda Isl., Philippines (throughout), Moluccas, Christmas Isl. (Austr.), Hawaii
(I) (Oahu (I) (He`eia) (I)), Andamans (South Andamans), Myanmar [Burma]
(Ayeyarwady, Yangon), Singapore, Bangladesh
as per Catalogue of Life;


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Bruguiera gymnorrhiza
Rhizophoraceae

Sunderbans
15 April 2011

Image is of Bruguiera sexangula (Loureiro) Poiret as calyx base ribbed and yellowish as per Keys in Flora of China


  

Bruguiera gymnorhiza

Konkan, May 2014 :: Bruguiera gymnorrhiza :: 04JUN2014 :: ARK-08 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6) …………………

Requesting to please validate the ID (Bruguiera gymnorrhiza) of this mangrove captured in a small village near the Konkan coast, Devgad, Maharashtra in May 2014.


Yes this is B.gymnorhiza. The red large flowers are characteristic.


Bruguiera sexangula 

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Thanks for the pictures. I am also much confuse regarding this species. In Sundarbans part of Bangladesh could 3 species occur. I am attached here with some picture in three e-mails. I hope all of you cordial suggestion.

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Yes this is B.gymnorhiza. The red large flowers are characteristic.


These images by …, will be of Bruguiera sexangula (Loureiro) Poiret as calyx base ribbed and yellowish as per Keys in Flora of China.
Also fruit is smaller compared to those of Bruguiera gymnorhiza


Bruguiera gymnorhiza

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Bruguiera sexangula

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bruguiera gymnorrhiza: Bruguiera gymnorrhiza of the Rhizophoraceae family- a few weeks ago, at the edge of the sea- havelock island, andamans


is called Kankda in Bengal. 


Nice photographs… this mangrove plant is very common in Sundarban region of W.B. I had also seen a few of this plant in Taki, Basirhat, WB and is locally known as “Kankra“.

There is a mix up here.


The 1st image is of Bruguiera sexangula (Loureiro) Poiret as calyx base ribbed and yellowish as per Keys in Flora of China.
While other two images are of Bruguiera gymnorhiza




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