Range Description: In south and southeast Asia, this species is found in Brunei Darussalam, southern China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia. Heritiera littoralis occurs along the coast of eastern Africa from Kenya through Tanzania to Mozambique, in the Indian Ocean islands, tropical Asia, tropical. Trees, to 25 m high, bark vertically fissured; branchlets lepidote. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules free, lateral, cauducous; petiole mm, stout; lamina.

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National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya. Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis and Derris Heritiera littoralis Dungun laut Heritiera littoralis Another species used this way is the fruits of the tabon-tabon tree Atuna racemosa.

Or, Login with your user account:. Biodiversity Documentation for Kerala Part 6: The wood of Heritiera littoralis is heavy, hard and strong.

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Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Heritiera littoralis – Wikipedia

Heritonin, a new piscicide from the mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis. D, Heritiera minor auct. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

Not all trees produce buttress roots – as can be seen from this small but fairly old specimen Photograph by: Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. In tests in Japan, an ethanol extract hetitiera Heritiera littoralis branches showed strong DPPH 2,2-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activity.


Toxicants from mangrove plants, 7. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Moreover, crabs may damage seedlings.

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 41 1: A model attribution edit summary using German: Ripe fruits Photograph by: Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis x – 79k – jpg www.

Search in all groups Search within this group. However, it depends on a habitat type, i. Moreover, it occurs in too small quantities to allow cutting on a larger scale.

The fruit of species in the genus is used in Philippine cuisine to neutralize the fishy taste in kinilawa local dish of raw fish in vinegar or citrus juices. Tree Heritiera littoralis x – 8k – jpg picasaweb. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society It is not expected that the value of Heritiera littoralis as a timber tree will increase because the bole is often of too small size and poor shape. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Smith in the family Lauraceaehas the same type of leaves. Media related to Heritiera littoralis at Wikimedia Commons. Bois de table Fr. In tropical Asia a seed extract is used to treat diarrhoea and dysentery. It seems intolerant of high salinity. The wood often smells like leather. There are 11 Wikipedia citations related to Heritiera littoralis Aiton.

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A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily herituera. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.


General importance Geographic coverage Africa Geographic coverage World Dye and tannins use Timber use Fuel use Medicinal use Stimulant use Conservation status Heritiera littoralis 1, flowering twig; 2, male flower; 3, female flower; 4, fruit.

Toxicants from mangrove plants, 6. Moth larvae and beetles Curculionidae and Scolytidae may damage seeds of Heritiera littoralis. There are citation in web searches related to Heritiera littoralis Aiton. Remember me Forgot password? Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

Msikundazi, mkokoshi, mgongongo Sw. Use dmy dates from July Articles to be expanded from December All articles to be expanded Articles needing translation from Japanese Wikipedia Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs All stub articles.

Citation in web searches. Technology Biodiversity in India. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Forest and Kim Starr. Heritiera littoralis Mei he Wikipedia x – 37k – jpg to. Seeds are eaten by large crabs, monkeys and wild pigs.

In Africa two other species occur, although these are often considered to belong to a separate genus Tarrietia.

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