Families – Olacaceae, Oleaceae

Family – Olacaceae. 3 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. OLACACEAE

141.01. OLAX L.

O.imbricata Roxb. [Olax wightiana Wall, ex Wight & Arn.] S:telatiya

O.scandens Roxb. T:kadalranchi

O.zeylanica L. S:malla, maila, mella

141.02. STROMBOSIA Blume

S.ceylanica Gardner

S.nana Kosterm.

141.03. XIMENIA L.

X.americana L. var. americana E:hog plum, monkey plum, tallow nut T.chiru-illantai

 

Family – Oleaceae. 4 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. OLEACEAE

142.01. CHIONANTHUS L.

C.albidiflora Thw. [Linociera albidiflora (Thw.) Clarke] [Linociera albidiflora var. rostrata (Thw.) Clarke] [Linociera leptocarpa (Thw.) Clarke] S:embul-korakaha, gal-metta, taccada-gas

C.zeylanica L. [Linociera purpurea (Lam.) Vahl] S:geratiya, geriata Ttkattimuruchan

142.02. JASMINUM L.

J.angustifolium (L.) Willd. var. angustifolium S:wal-pichcha, we-kanda var. hirsutum R S. Green var. sessiliflorum (Vahl) P. S. Green [Jasminum sessiliflorum Vahl]

J.auriculatum Vahl

J.bignoniaceum Wall, ex G. Don [Jasminum humile sensu Trimen] subsp. zeylanicum P. S. Green

J.flexile Vahl

J.laurifolium Roxb.*

J.multiflorum (Burm. f.) Andr.* [Jasminum pubescens Willd.]

J.rottlerianum Wall, ex DC. [Jasminum glabriusculum sensu Trimen]

J.sambac (L.) Ait.*

142.03. LIGUSTRUM L.

L.robustum (Roxb.) Blume subsp. walkeri (Decne.) R S. Green [Ligustrum walkeri Decne.] S:bora

142.04. OLEA L.

O.paniculata R. Br. [Olea glandulifera Wall, ex G. Don.]

O.polygama Wight

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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