Aerating device delivers oxygen: mangroves
Aerial roots of mangroves take in air through pores (lenticels) and pass it to hypoxic roots via aerating tissue (aerenchyma).
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Rhizophora mangle L.
IUCN Red List Status: Unknown
Habitat(s): Marine Coastal/Supratidal
Some organism data provided by: ITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Movement of air through buildings, including building built underground or in water. Aeration strategies for open ponds or enclosed water reservoirs.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Construction