Families – Marantaceae, Martyniaceae

Family – Marantaceae  2 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. MARANTACEAE

120.01. MARANTA L.

M.arundinacea L. E:arrowroot S:araluk-piti, hulan-kiriya

M.leuconeura C. J. Morren* var. kerchoviana C. J. Morren* R 14:245 E:prayer plant

120.02. PHRYNIUM Willd.

P.rheedii Suresh & Nicolson S:et-bemi-kiriya

120.03. SCHUMANNIANTHUS Gagnep.

S.virgatus (Roxb.) Rolfe [Clinogyne virgata (Roxb.) Benth.] S:geta-oluwa

120.04. STACHYPHRYNIUM Schumann

S.zeylanicum (Benth.) Schumann [Phrynium zeylanicum Benth.] S:hulan-kiriya

 

 

Family – Martyniaceae

  1. MARTYNIACEAE

121.01. MARTYNIA L.

  1. annua L. [Martynia diandra Gloxin] E:tigers’ claws S:naga-darani T:naga-tali, naka-tal

 

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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