Rhizophora

noun
Rhi·​zoph·​o·​ra | \rīˈzäfərə\

Definition of Rhizophora 

: a small genus (the type of the family Rhizophoraceae) of tropical trees and shrubs that have tetramerous flowers and a partly inferior ovary forming a fleshy berry — see mangrove

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History and Etymology for Rhizophora

New Latin, from rhiz- + -phora

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