Scientific name

Heritiera littoralis


Tall tree exceeding 20 meters in height. Big buttress roots are characteristic.

A gigantic H. littoralis can be seen along Nakama River in Iriomote Island, Okinawa, if you have a chance to go on a pleasure boat ride.

Distributed between South Pacific and India. Utilized as timber, railroad sleepers, dye, etc.
 

Root
Stem
Leaf
Flower
Fruit
buttress
rough
ellipticaal
blade shape
others (fruits)
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