Long-style Stilt Mangrove (species: Rhizophora stylosa) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Rhizophora stylosa
Long-style Stilt Mangrove

©Anne Hoggett: Rhizophora stylosa at One Tree Coconut beach, Lizard Island, with roots exposed at low tide.

©Anne Hoggett: Rhizophora stylosa at One tree Coconut Beach in the Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne Hoggett: Leaves of Rhizophora stylosa at Lizard Island lagoon. Note the spiked tips.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Malpighiales
Family Rhizophoraceae
Genus Rhizophora
Species Rhizophora stylosa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and M. Dufrene (1999). Flora and vegetation of Turtell V, Turtell Islands Group (Queensland, Australia), Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg./ Bull. Nat. Plantentuin Belg., 67: 45-97. LIRS catalog number 577.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.
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