Xylocarpus granatum

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Xylocarpus granatum
Xylocarpus granatum.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Meliaceae
Genus: Xylocarpus
Species: X. granatum
Binomial name
Xylocarpus granatum

Xylocarpus granatum, the cannonball mangrove or cedar mangrove, is a species of mangrove in the mahogany family (Meliaceae). It is found in Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific Islands.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ J. S. Bunt, W. T. Williams & N. C. Duke (March 1982). "Mangrove distributions in north-east Australia". Journal of Biogeography. 9 (2): 111–120. doi:10.2307/2844696. JSTOR 2844696. 
  2. ^ "Taxon: Xylocarpus granatum J. Koenig". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 27 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Xylocarpus granatum". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.