“The roots of a mangrove tree can be clearly seen above this muddy swamp.”
The word mangrove can actually refer to different things depending on context:
- A type of tree – a true mangrove tree.
- The habitat where mangrove type trees can be found – mangrove swamps or mangrove forests.
- Any tree or large shrub that grows in a mangrove swamp or mangrove forest.
Where can mangroves be found? The top five mangrove habitat nations (as of 2014 – source) are:
- Papua New Guinea
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