or tree (10-20m). Pneumatophores pencil-like, ( 20cm). May have stilt
roots. Leaves generally long and pointed (8-12cm), shiny dark green
above, white below. Flowers yellow small (0.4cm), in clusters that
are less crowded together. Fruit generally long, tear-drop shaped
(1-4cm) with long tapering pointed tip. Commonly seen in many of our
mangroves, usually on the seaward side.
(to 30m). Pencil-like pneumatophores, often with buttress roots. Leaves
often spoon-shaped (8-10cm). Green above, below olive or brownish
with a velvety or furry texture. Flowers large orange-yellow (1-1.5cm)
in a tight cluster. Fruit a fat oval shape (1.5-2cm long), woolly,
yellowish brown and often wrinkled. Sometimes seen in our mangroves..
(to 12m). Pencil-like pneumatophores. Often develops aerial stilt
roots. Leaves often spoon-shaped sometimes not (8-10cm). Upperside
shiny green, underside finely hairy, greenish yellow but never white.
Flowers large orange-yellow (about 1cm) in a tight cluster. Fruit
oval, slightly beaked (2-3cm) velvety, pale grey-green. Sometimes
seen in our mangroves.
(2-3m). Pneumatophores slender with pointed tips (10-15cm). Leaves
similar to A. alba in shape and also has a whitish below. Flowers
big (0.3-0.6cm) in tight clusters. Fruit large (2cm), circular flattened,
greyish or bluish green, never yellowish. Stems squarish. Rare. It
is Critically Endangered.