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Estuarine Mangrove Forest

Stands of mangroves that form a low closed to open forest on mudflats in Sydney’s harbour, river coves and estuaries. There are two mangrove species found in Estuarine Mangrove forests; Grey Mangrove and River Mangrove.

Native Species List

Common Name 

Botanical Name

Approximate Height

Small Trees     
River Mangrove  Aegiceras corniculatum  3-4m 
Grey Mangrove  Avicennia marina var. australasica  4-6m
Ground Covers     
Glasswort  Sarcocornia quinqueflora   
location in city of ryde


Last updated on 23 August 2018