Range Description: In south and southeast Asia, this species is found in Brunei Darussalam, southern China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia. Heritiera littoralis occurs along the coast of eastern Africa from Kenya through Tanzania to Mozambique, in the Indian Ocean islands, tropical Asia, tropical. Trees, to 25 m high, bark vertically fissured; branchlets lepidote. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules free, lateral, cauducous; petiole mm, stout; lamina.

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In hritiera tests in Tanzania, fungi showed a particularly high affinity for Heritiera littoralis wood. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that lityoralis translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia. As such, it is commonly used in shipbuilding and in making pilings, bridges, and wharves. Interesting buttress roots Photograph by: Seed oblong-ellipsoid, flattened, c.

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The latter compound also showed activity against boll weevils. Publisher Herbarium Bogoriense, Indonesia. General importance Geographic coverage Africa Geographic coverage World Dye and tannins use Timber use Fuel use Medicinal use Stimulant use Conservation status Heritiera littoralis 1, flowering twig; 2, male flower; 3, female flower; 4, fruit.


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Along the coasts of eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands it occurs only locally abundantly e. Use dmy dates from July Articles to be expanded from December All articles to be expanded Articles needing translation from Japanese Wikipedia Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs All stub articles.

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is not expected that the value of Heritiera littoralis as a timber tree will increase because the bole is often of too small size and poor shape. Seeds are eaten by large crabs, monkeys and wild pigs. High percentages of seeds may show evidence of borers, and research in Australia showed that very few seeds contain an intact embryo. The wood is moderately durable when exposed to the weather or in contact with the ground; a life of 3 years in contact with the ground under tropical conditions is probably as much as can be expected.

Heritiera littoralis Identification guide – Heritiera Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: Document specific search options Title. The fruit of species in the genus is used in Philippine cuisine to neutralize the fishy taste in kinilawa local dish of raw fish in vinegar or citrus juices. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Retrieved 30 December Tree Heritiera littoralis x – 8k – jpg picasaweb.


This article may be expanded with text littorali from the corresponding article in Japanese. The tree is harvested for timber and is valued for its toughness, durability, and resistance to saltwater. D, Heritiera minor auct.

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There are 1 study abstracts related to Heritiera littoralis Aiton. Moth larvae and beetles Curculionidae and Scolytidae may damage seeds of Heritiera littoralis. Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution. Moreover, crabs heritiiera damage seedlings. There are citation in web searches related to Heritiera littoralis Aiton. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Retrieved 4 March Kuntze Balanopteris tothila Gaertn. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

Vallapin and vallapianin, novel sesquiterpene lactones from the mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis.