Plant Families

Pteridophytes – Ferns.

There are 30 families of ferns in Sri Lanka with 336 species.

Cyatheaceae

Gymnosperms – Non flowering seed bearers – Cycads and conifers.

There is one family of Cycads (native) and several families Conifers (all introduced) in Sri Lanka.

Cycadaceae

Angiosperms – Flowering plants.

There are 214 families of flowering plants (Angiosperms) in Sri Lanka.

Acanthaceae
Acoraceae
Agavaceae
Aizoaceae
Alangiaceae
Alismataceae
Alliaceae
Aloaceae
Amaranthaceae
Amaryllidaceae
Anacardiaceae
Ancistrocladaceae
Annonaceae
Anthericaceae
Apiaceae
Apocynaceae
Aponogetonaceae
Apostasiaceae
Aquifoliaceae
Araceae
Araliaceae
Arecaceae
Aristolochiaceae
Asclepiadaceae
Asparagaceae
Asteraceae
Avicenniaceae
Balanophoraceae
Balsaminaceae
Basellaceae
Begoniaceae
Berberidaceae
Bignoniaceae
Bixaceae
Bombacaceae
Boraginaceae
Brassicaceae
Bromeliaceae
Burmanniaceae
Burseraceae
Buxaceae
Cabombaceae
Cactaceae
Callilrichaceae
Campanulaceae
Cannaceae
Capparaceae
Caprifoliaceae
Caricaceae
Caryophyllaceae
Casuarinaceae
Celastraceae
Ceratophyllaceae
Chenopodiaceae
Chloranthaceae
Clusiaceae
Cochlospermaceae
Colchicaceae
Combrelaceae
Commelinaceae
Connaraceae
Convallariaceae
Convolvulaceae
Cornaceae
Crassulaceae
Cucurbitaceae
Cymodoceaceae
Cyperaceae
Daphniphyllaceae
Datiscaceae
Dichapetalaceae
Dilleniaceae
Dioscoreaceae
Dipsacaceae
Dipterocarpaceae
Dracaenaceae
Droseraceae
Ebenaceae
Elaeagnaceae
Elaeocarpaceae
Elatinaceae
Ericaceae
Eriocaulaceae
Erythroxylaceae
Euphorbiaceae
Fabaceae
Flacourtiaceae
Flagellariaceae
Gentianaceae
Geraniaceae
Gesneriaceae
Goodeniaceae
Haloragaceae
Hanguanaceae
Hernandiaceae
Hippocrateaceae
Hyacinthaceae
Hydrocharitaceae
Hydrophyllaceae
Hypericaceae
Hypoxidaceae
Icacinaceae
Iridaceae
Juncaceae
Lamiaceae
Lauraceae
Lecythidaceae
Leeaceae
Lemnaceae
Lentibulariaceae
Limnocharitaceae
Linaceae
Lobeliaceae
Loganiaceae
Loranthaceae
Lythraceae
Magnoliaceae
Malpighiaceae
Malvaceae
Marantaceae
Martyniaceae
Melastomataceae
Meliaceae
Menispermaceae
Menyanthaceae
Molluginaceae
Monimiaceae
Moraceae
Moringaceae
Musaceae
Myristicaceae
Myrsinaceae
Myrtaceae
Najadaceae
Nelumbonaceae
Nepenthaceae
Nyctaginaceae
Nyctanthaceae
Nymphaeaceae
Ochnaceae
Olacaceae
Oleaceae
Onagraceae
Opiliaceae
Orchidaceae
Orobanchaceae
Oxalidaceae
Pandanaceae
Papaveraceae
Passifloraceae
Pedaliaceae
Periplocaceae
PhormiaceaePhyllanthaceae
Phytolaccaceae
Piperaceae
Pittosporaceae
Plantaginaceae
Plumbaginaceae
Poaceae
Podostemaceae
Polygalaceae
Polygonaceae
Pontederiaceae
Portulacaceae
Potamogetonaceae
Primulaceae
Proteaceae
Punicaceae
Ranunculaceae
Rhamnaceae
Rhizophoraceae
Rosaceae
Rubiaceae
Rutaceae
Sabiaceae
Salvadoraceae
Santalaceae
Sapindaceae
Sapotaceae
Schizandraceae
Scrophulariaceae
Simaroubaceae
Smilacaceae
Solanaceae
Sonneratiaceae
Sphenocleaceae
Staphyleaceae
Stemonaceae
Sterculiaceae
Stylidiaceae
Surianaceae
Symphoremaceae
Symplocaceae
Taccaceae
TamaricaceaeTheaceae
Thymelaeaceae
Tiliaceae
Trapaceae
Trichopodaceae
Triuridaceae
Turneraceae
Typhaceae
Ulmaceae
Urticaceae
Vahliaceae
Valerianaceae
Verbenaceae
Violaceae
Viscaceae
Vitaceae
Xyridaceae
Zingiberaceae
Zygophyllaceae