EPPO Global Database

Rhizophora mangle(RHZMA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: RHZMA
  • Preferred name: Rhizophora mangle
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Africa (west coast from Mauretania to Angola), USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest to southern Brazil)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Rhizophora racemosa G.Meyer

Common names
Name Language
American mangrove English
red mangrove English (GB)
amerikanische Mangrove German
rote Mangrove German
manglier rouge French
paletuvier rouge French
candelón Spanish
mangle colorado Spanish
mangle piñón Spanish
mangrovia d'America Italian
rizofora delle Indie Italian
wortelboom Dutch
manga-robeira Portuguese (BR)
mangue-verdadeiro Portuguese (BR)
mangue-vermelho Portuguese