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Acrostichum danaeifolium (Inland Leatherfern) is a species of tree in the family Pteridaceae. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is native to the contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Ceará, Mato Grosso do Sul, Alagoas, Mata Atlântica, Rio Grande do Sul, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Bahia, Paraná, Maranhao, and Santa Catarina. Inland Leatherfern form mangroves. It is a photoautotroph.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
  • Definition: A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
  • Comment: Preliminary definition. Depending on whether mangrove trees or shrubs are present, this class could be a child of shrubland biome or woodland biome. Consider creating the appropriate classes.
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EOL has data for 12 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of inland leatherfern. View this species on GBIF