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Tangalle | Vivipary
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Ceriops tagal. The seeds of mangrove species commonly germinate on the mother plant before falling down. This strategy of vivipary enables the young plants to immediately gain stability in the tidal environment.

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Friday 20 February 2004 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Sri Lanka (610 visits)