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A mangrove snake
A mangrove snake
Ting Kok Mangrove Stand, Hong Kong
Ting Kok Mangrove Stand, Hong Kong
Cerbera manghas
Cerbera manghas

Cerbera manghas is also known as sea mango, though its fruit is poisonous.

Excoecaria agallocha
Excoecaria agallocha

The sap of Excoecaria agallocha is toxic, which is what gives this species of mangrove the nickname "blind-your-eye".

Lumnitzera racemosa
Lumnitzera racemosa
Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong
Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong
Kandelia obovata
Kandelia obovata

Curly aerial roots rarely observed in this species

Ting Kok, Hong Kong
Ting Kok, Hong Kong
Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong
Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong

Mudflat exposed after tide recedes

Metaplax elegans
Metaplax elegans
Tubuca arcuata
Tubuca arcuata
Cerithidea moerchii
Cerithidea moerchii