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  • Non-tree species associated with these mangroves are Spartina alterniflora that grows on the seaward fringe, and Hibiscus tiliaceus and the fern Acrostichum aureum, that are both found in the landward margins and dry saline areas within the mangroves.

    ParĂ¡ mangroves

  • Low elevations on the main high islands consists of secondary thickets of Hibiscus tiliaceus and orange trees, Psidium guajava, or Dicranopteris fernlands and grasslands, with some scattered secondary ravine forests.

    Tubuai tropical moist forests

  • Typical species are Acacia tortuosa, Bourreria cumanensis, Cercidium praecox, and Hibiscus tiliaceus.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • Pachira aquatica, Hibiscus tiliaceus, and Phithecellobium belizence are common species of plants that belong to riparian associations, but nevertheless mingle with the mangroves.

    Alvarado mangroves

  • Non-tree species associated with these mangroves are Spartina alterniflora that grows on the seaward fringe, and Hibiscus tiliaceus and the fern Acrostichum aureum, that are both found in the landward margins and dry saline areas within mangroves.

    Amapa mangroves

  • Casuarina equisetifolia dominates communities on newer ash deposits and lava flows, behind beaches, and generally on thin soils, often with Pandanus tectorius, Syzygium dealatum, Hibiscus tiliaceus, and Scaevola taccada.

    Tongan tropical moist forests

  • According to Champion and Seth, the freshwater swamp forests are characterized by Heritiera minor, Xylocarpus molluccensis, Bruguiera conjugata, Sonneratia apetala, Avicennia officinalis, and Sonneratia caseolaris, with Pandanus tectorius, Hibiscus tiliaceus, and Nipa fruticans along the fringing banks.

    Sundarbans freshwater swamp forests

  • Other woody plants found both in the forest and in adjacent ravines and coastal thickets include Pandanus, Premna, Pisonia, Neisosperma, Trema, Ficus, Pipturus, Erythrina, and Hibiscus tiliaceus.

    Marianas tropical dry forests

  • Some species, such as Hibiscus tiliaceus, Crinum attenuatum, Spartina brasiliensis, Fimbristilys glomerata, and Acrostichum aureum are regarded as invaders.

    Ilha Grande mangroves

  • In more exposed areas strand forest is dominated by coconut (Cocos nucifera), Calophyllum inophyllum, Argusia argentea, Cordia subcordata and an endemic pandanus subspecies (Pandanus tectorius cocosensis), with Scaevola taccada, Suriana maritime, and Hibiscus tiliaceus present as shrubs.

    Christmas and Cocos Islands tropical forests

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