Rhizophora mangle (red mangrove) is a species of tree in the family Rhizophoraceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to U.S. Virgin Islands, the contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, Benin, Ghana, Polynesia, French Polynesia, Guinea, Colombia, Greater Antilles, Brazil, Suriname, Liberia, Angola, Guyana, Senegal, Bermuda, Peru, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Costa Rica, Lesser Antilles, Belize, Micronesia, Guinea-Bissau, Venezuela, The Gambia, United States, Ecuador, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Panama, Sergipe, Mata Atlântica, Alagoas, Pará, Amapá, Maranhao, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, Paraná, São Paulo, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Espirito Santo, Bahia, Amazônia, and Paraíba. It has simple, broad leaves. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 17 m.
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