FIELD GUIDE TO THE
IDENTIFICATION OF SOME
MANGROVE SPECIES IN
- The Philippine mangrove flora is rich
in species composition, consisting of 47
“true mangrove” and associated
species belonging to 26 families.
- True mangrove species are those that
strictly grow in the mangrove
environment while associated species
may thrive on other habitat types such
as the beach forest and lowland areas.