They contain stunted timber trees, palms, mangroves and other tropical and sub-tropical plants and have an almost impenetrable undergrowth.
The farms come up at the cost of natural eco-systems including mangroves.
The seashore and the river banks are lined with mangroves, but the most important tree of the coast belt is the oilpalm.
We powered across the bay until we eventually reached the mangroves.
the coastlands of Natal and Portuguese East Africa, the vegetation is abundant, and mangroves, palms, baobab and bombax trees flourish.