A field guide to Kenyan mangroves
Lumnitzera racemosa Willd. 1803
Lumnitzera is an Asian genus, with species occuring from eastern Africa to the Western Pacific. In Kenya, Lumnitzera racemosa grows on the terrestrial edge of the mangroves as a shrub more commonly than as a tree.
Flowers and fruit
No well-developed above ground root system was observed in this mangrove tree species in Kenya.
Tomlinson, P.B., 1986. The Botany of Mangroves. Cambridge University Press. Cambride Tropical Biology Series. 413 pp.
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