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Perepat Sonneratia alba. Family Sonneratiaceae East Africa to Southeast Asia, Australia. Locally at many sites. Large tree to 20 m tall; bark light grey, fissured. Synonyms: Sonneratia acida, Sonneratia griffithii. Common There are currently two individuals of Sonneratia alba listed as Heritage Trees in Singapore. Sonneratia alba is extremely widespread. It occurs along the east coast of tropical Africa from Somalia south to Mozambique and in Comoros, Mayotte, the.
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Other mammals found in the ecoregion are the Madagascan pygmy shrew Suncus madagascariensis ; The only Rodentia member in the ecoregion is the Dormouse tufted-tailed rat Eliurus sonneratia alba.
There are a limited number of reptilian taxa found sonneratia alba the Madagascar mangroves: Snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus boutonii ; and aquatic apex predator Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus. Some sea turtles, primarily green turtle Chelonia mydas, EN and Hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata, Sonneratia albanest along the western coast within the Madagascar mangroves.
The declining species Dugong Dugong dugong, VU is also found in the mangroves. There is sonneratia alba one amphibian species present in the Madagascar mangroves: This species is found in the low-intertidal zone.
It is intolerant of long periods of freshwater, and prefers high salinity.
It is a pioneering species, that is fast growing, but has low seed-viability. In the low intertidal zone, it can be the dominant species sonneratia alba with A.
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It prefers soils of consolidated mud and sand. This species can grow to 30 m in height. Use and Trade [top] Use and Trade: Mangrove trees also slowly regenerate sonneratia alba soil by penetrating and aerating it other creatures such as crabs and mud lobsters also help in.
As the mud builds up and soil conditions improve, other plants can take root.
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Mangrove trees also reduce the damage from violent storms. Flowers are usually already spent in the sonneratia alba. Fruits are globous, up to 5 cm in diameter.