Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Malpighiales
Familia: Rhizophoraceae
Tribus: Rhizophoreae
Genus: Ceriops
Species: C. roxburghiana - C. tagal


Ceriops Arn.

Ceriops is a genus of mangroves in family Rhizophoraceae.

There are 5 species:

* Ceriops australis [1][2]
* Ceriops decandra (Griff.) Ding Hou (sin.: Ceriops roxburghiana Arn.)
* Ceriops pseudodecandra Sheue, Liu, Tsai, and Yang[3]
* Ceriops tagal (Perr.) C.B. Rob.
* Ceriops zippeliana [4]


1. ^ Ballment ER, Smith TJ III, Stoddart JA. "Sibling species in the mangrove genus Ceriops (Rhizophoraceae), detected using biochemical genetics". Australian Systematic Botany 1988; 1(4): 391 - 397. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/SB9880391.htm.
2. ^ Sheue CR, Yang YP, Liu HY, Chou FS, Chang HC, Saenger P, Mangion CP, Wightman G, Yong JWH & Tsai CC. "Reevaluating the taxonomic status of Ceriops australis (Rhizophoraceae) based on morphological and molecular evidence". Botanical Studies 2009; 50(1): 89-100. http://epubs.scu.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1604&context=esm_pubs.
3. ^ Sheue CR, Liu HY, Tsai CC, Yang YP. "Comparison of Ceriops pseudodecanrda sp. nov. (Rhizophoraceae), a new mangrove species in Australasia, with related species". Botanical Studies 2010; 51: 237-248. http://ejournal.sinica.edu.tw/bbas/content/2010/2/Bot512-12.pdf.
4. ^ Sheue CR, Liu HY, Tsai CC, Rashid SMA, Yong JWH, Yang YP. "On the morphology and molecular basis of segregation of Ceriops zippeliana and C. decandra (Rhizophoraceae) from Asia". Blumea 2009; 54:220-227. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea/2009/00000054/f0030001/art00036.

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