Last Updated on Sunday, 09 June 2013 12:13 Written by Mangrove Hub Friday, 17 June 2011 09:24
The Biggest and Oldest Mangrove
We're on the hunt for world's largest (and oldest) mangrove. The record so far is 3m diameter and 730yrs old! Send us your pics.
Here is one from Short Island in southern Moreton Bay. 27 43'26.17"S 153 22'37.53"E
Lindsay ‘Butch’ Titmarsh recorded a gnarled old Avicennia marina tree – a Grey Mangrove on the Mary River, Queensland, Australia at 2.7 m stem diameter and carbon dated to around 730 years old.
From the Philippines sent in by Dr. Jurgenne Primavera and Dr Severino Salmo.