In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mangle masculinebefore noun mangrove swamp — manglar masculine
- Just before sunset, flocks of the red birds gather to roost in the mangrove trees transforming green bush to a glowing red.
- Hidden by trees and mangroves, you would hardly know it existed.
- Likewise mangroves grow well despite transient flooding of their root system with sea water.
- The mangrove is the sacred tree of her husband's clan.
- A trimmed mangrove will grow thick and hardy just as other ‘hedges’ will if care is taken.
- ‘It is here that fishes come to lay eggs,’ Appus explained, pointing to the intertwined roots of mangroves.
- If not the mangrove, what other tree species could be used, and in what conditions?
- Unlike mangroves, trees and other vegetation in the scrub sites dropped most of their leaves during the dry season in spring, and standing water was never present on these sites.
- Hence, they did not care much for mangroves that grew along banks of water bodies and wetlands.
- It feeds on the seeds of a wide variety of trees, shrubs, grasses, mangroves and in rice plantations.
- Researchers have long known that fish often mature in the murky saltwater amid the tangled labyrinths of roots created by mangroves.
- The swamps include sago palms, mangroves, and patches of tropical rain forest.
- The mangroves' waterlogged roots decayed into peat, and the peat's acidity and lack of oxygen kept the wood from rotting.
- We followed the canal into another wooded area, this one with swamp forest trees instead of mangroves.
- She leads me along a row of bamboo restaurants perched high above the mangroves.
- These data suggest that the mangrove trees in the two studied forests probably do not grow much older than 100 years.
- This green patch, spread over a few acres, is home to mangroves and huge trees.
- In mangroves this is accomplished with seed germination while still attached to the parent tree.
- Just a wall separates it from Mangalavanam, forested with mangroves and tall trees, home to migratory birds which call at Kochi from afar.
- Expertise in using mangroves for medicinal purposes has been acquired over a long period of usage.
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