FWTA 1: 285; Voorhoeve, 1979: 306
Vogel 113 (K)
Smaller mangrove species, growing above the high water mark; shrub or small tree growing on the swampy and muddy flatlands bordering estuaries. Much-branched inflorescence with many flowers; germinating seed reaches 30 cm while still on the tree. Lower leaf surface glabrous or with a few scattered warts. See also Rhizophora racemosa.