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  mangrove (prickle roots)

 

Thailand

Besides the typical curved buttress roots (fig.) characteristic to some species of mangrove (fig.), the Sonneratia and Avicennia classes also have roots for taking in oxygen during ebb and which break the surface like church spires.

 

   

  mangrove (prickle roots)