• Green Mangrove Stick

Green Mangrove Stick

Product Description

Product Description

Growth Form: Erect, evergreen tree, reaching 20 - 25 m tall. Trunk: Dark black bark, horizontally fissured. Roots: Has both aerial and stilt roots growing from lower branches. Foliage: Broadly elliptic to slightly oblong leathery leaves, measuring 11 - 23 by 5 - 23 cm, opposite arrangement. Leaf stalk is about 2.5 - 5.5 cm long, leaflets at base of leaf stalk about 5.5 - 8.5 cm. Flowers: Flower stalks usually have 2 - 5 flowers, each on a 2.5 - 5 cm long individual stalk. Buds are widest near the base and have two 2-lobed leaflets near the base. 4 white petals having densely hairy margins and about 9 mm long. Calyx is deeply lobed and pale yellow, about 13 - 19 mm long. Flower has 8 stamens and style is about 0.5 - 1.5 mm long. Fruits: Dull, brownish-green fruit is elongated to egg-shaped, often rough at the base, single seeded and 5 - 7 cm long. Hypocotyl is cylindrical, rough and warty, about 36 - 64 cm long and up to 2 cm wide.


Water Conditions

Lots of Water, Moderate Water