Indian Mangrove is an evergreen tree. Roots are used as aphrodisiac, bark as diuretic.
Indian Mangrove is an evergreen tree, usually height reaching up to 12 to 15 mete Numerous upright air-filled roots rise above soil from long shallow, horizontal roots. The trunk is Smooth bark with lenticels, yellowish-green to brownish-grey color.
Bark brownish-gray, thin, becoming rough and blackish, Oppositely arranged obovate or broadly oblong leaves are long, rounded at the tip, acute or rounded at base, thick, leathery, edges slightly rolled under.wide. Flowers many 2 to 12 together, stalkless. Flowers are bell-shaped, tubular, yellow or yellow-brown, turning orange, Ovary is conical, hairy. Capsule broadly ovoid, flattened & long. Fruit is densely covered with short hairs, broadly ovate with a short apical beak, Seed 1, large, flattened, without seed coat, germinating in water.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%