Ceriops zippeliana Blume (Rhizophoraceae), a New Record of a Mangrove Species in Singapore

Chiou-Rong Sheue, S Rashid, Jean Yong, Yuen-Po Yang
2010 Taiwania   unpublished
Ceriops zippeliana Blume is here reported as a new record for the mangrove forests in Singapore. The botanical description of this new record with color plates and a key to the two Ceriops species in Singapore are provided. It is noteworthy that C. tagal (Perr.) C. B. Rob. is rarer than C. zippeliana in Singapore. Thus, special attention for conservation should be focused on C. tagal and a further survey of this genus would provide valuable information to better manage Singapore's mangrove
more » ... ore's mangrove plant biodiversity.