Range Description: In south and southeast Asia, this species is found in Brunei Darussalam, southern China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia. Heritiera littoralis occurs along the coast of eastern Africa from Kenya through Tanzania to Mozambique, in the Indian Ocean islands, tropical Asia, tropical. Trees, to 25 m high, bark vertically fissured; branchlets lepidote. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules free, lateral, cauducous; petiole mm, stout; lamina.

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Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. The timber is difficult to season, being subject to considerable end splitting and surface checking. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity.

In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 41 beritiera If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Heritiera littoralis – Wikipedia

Vallapin and vallapianin, novel sesquiterpene lactones from the mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis. Moreover, it occurs in too small quantities to allow cutting on a larger scale. Toxicants from mangrove plants, 6. Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis -Looking-glass Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis x – 66k – jpg homepage3. Ljttoralis update on Citation in web searches.

This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Japanese. The grain is interlocked, texture fine and even. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Trees, to 25 m high, bark vertically fissured; branchlets lepidote. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. When washed up on a beach, the flattened base of the fruit weakens, allowing moisture to penetrate. User Group specific search options Title. Kenya trees, shrubs and lianas.


Readable yet also very detailed. Remember me Forgot password? In tests in Japan, an ethanol extract of Heritiera littoralis branches showed strong DPPH 2,2-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activity.

Inflorescence an axillary panicle up to 18 cm long, much-branched, scaly hairy. In tropical Asia the wood is more commonly used, particularly for rice pounders and other domestic articles, but sometimes also for piling, bridges and shipbuilding. The fruit of species in the genus is used in Philippine cuisine to neutralize the fishy taste in kinilawa local dish of raw fish in vinegar or citrus juices.

Heritiera littoralis is extremely widespread and as such not threatened. Heritiera comprises about 35 species, the majority of which occur in tropical Asia and with Heritiera littoralis as the most widespread species.

Tree Heritiera littoralis x – littlralis – jpg picasaweb. General importance Geographic coverage Africa Geographic coverage World Dye and tannins use Timber use Fuel use Medicinal use Stimulant use Conservation status Heritiera littoralis 1, flowering twig; 2, male flower; littralis, female flower; 4, fruit.

Journal of Natural Products 52 4: Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. It is recommended for steamed bentwork and when strength and durability are required. The fruit is split by the extruding thick, hard radicle, which develops into a primary root penetrating deeply into the soil.


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BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Media related to Heritiera littoralis at Wikimedia Heritira. In tropical Asia a seed extract is used to treat diarrhoea and dysentery. Heritiera littoralisthe littorallis mangrove is a large tree with wing shaped nuts, which is most easily recognised by the silvery scales on the underside of its leaves, which therefore appear green from top and white from below, although Litsea mellifera A. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent litoralis very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Along the coasts of eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands it occurs only locally abundantly e. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat General description of the sites where heritiega species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. There are 1 study abstracts related to Heritiera littoralis Aiton.

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Citation in news articles. December Click [show] for important translation instructions. Retrieved 4 March Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

The wood often smells like leather. Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis x – 14k – jpg www. Another species used this way is the fruits of the tabon-tabon tree Atuna racemosa.