red mangrove


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

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“Red mangrove.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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