red mangrove

noun

Definition of red mangrove

1a : a true mangrove having red wood especially : an African tree (Rhizophora mangle)
b : the wood of the African red mangrove tree
2 : any of several trees of the genus Bruguiera (family Rhizophoraceae) of Australia and Polynesia

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“Red mangrove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20mangrove. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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