Cerbera Sea Mango

Cerbera manghas (Wikipedia)

Cerbera manghas, the sea mango, is a small evergreen coastal tree growing up to 12 metres (39 ft) tall. It is native to coastal areas in Africa, Asia, Australasia, and the Pacific islands. It is classified as one of the three species in the genus Cerbera that constitute mangroves.

Cerbera manghas
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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Cerbera
C. manghas
Binomial name
Cerbera manghas
Synonyms list
    • Cerbera linnaei Montrouz.
    • Cerbera manghas var. acutisperma Boiteau
    • Cerbera manghas f. luteola Boiteau
    • Cerbera manghas var. mugfordii (F.M.Bailey) Domin
    • Cerbera odollam var. mugfordii F.M.Bailey
    • Cerbera tanghin Hook.
    • Cerbera venenifera (Poir.) Steud.
    • Elcana seminuda Blanco
    • Odollamia manghas (L.) Raf.
    • Odollamia moluca Raf.
    • Tabernaemontana obtusifolia Poir.
    • Tanghinia manghas (L.) G.Don
    • Tanghinia veneneflua G.Don
    • Tanghinia venenifera Poir.
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