Family –  Tiliaceae

Family –  Tiliaceae – 7 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. TILIACEAE

198.01. BERRYA Roxb.

B.cordifolia (Willd.) Burret [Berrya ammonilla Roxb.] E:TrincomaIee wood S:hal-milla Txhavandalai

198.02. CORCHORUS L.

C.aestuans L.  [Corchorus acutangulus Lam.]

C.capsularis L.  E:jute

C.fascicularis Lam.

C.olitorius L.  E:jute

C.trilocularis L.

C.urticifolius Wight & Arn.

198.03. DIPLODISCUS Turcz.

D.verrucosus (Thw.) Kosterm.  [Pityranthe verrucosa Thw.] S:dik-andhe, dik-wenna T:vid-pani, yakada-maram

198.04. GREWIA L.

G.asiatica L* 

G.bracteata Heyne ex Roth  [Grewia diplocarpa Thw.]

G.carpinifolia Juss.  [Grewia rhamnifolia Heyne ex Roth]

G.damine Gaertn. [Grewia tiliifolia Vahl] S:daminiya T:cadachi, chadachchi

G.helicterifolia Wall, ex G. Don [Grewia polygama auct., non Roxb.] S:bora-daminiya, boru-daminiya T:taviddai

G.hirsuta Vahl 

G.orientalis L.  [Grewia columnaris Sm.] S:wel-keliya, wel-mediya T:kodi taviddai, taviddai

G.tenax (Forssk.) Fiori  [Grewia populifolia Vahl] T:achu, achchu, katu-peratti

198.05. MICROCOS L.

M.paniculata L.  [Grewia microcos L.] S:keliya, kohu-kirilla T:kapila

198.06. MUNTINGIA L.

M.calabura L.  E:Jamaican cherry, jam tree S:jam

198.07. TRIUMFETTA L.

T.glabra Rottler

T.pentandra A. Rich.  [Triumfetta neglecta Wight & Am.] S:epala, kapu-kinissa

T.pilosa Roth  [Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer] ,

T.rhomboidea Jacq.  S:epala

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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