Family – Theaceae

5 genera in Sri Lanka which are trees or shrubs.

Check list of  –  Family –  Theaceae

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
  1. THEACEAE

196.01. ADINANDRA Jack

A.lasiopetala (Wight) Choisy S:rutu-mihiriya  R 10:404

196.02. CAMELLIA L.

C.japonica L.* R10.396

C.kissi Wall. R10:395

C.sinensis (L.) Kuntze* [Thea sinenesis L.] E:tea S:te T:te var. assamica (Masters) Kitamura* var. sinensis* R 10:394

196.03. EURYAThunb.

E.acuminata DC. E:wild tea R 10:398

E.ceylanica Wight [Eurya japonica var. ceylanica (Wight) Trimen]  R 10:402

E.chinensis R. Br. [Eurya japonica var. chinensis (R. Br.) Trimen]  R 10:400

E.nitida Korth var. nitida [Eurya japonica var. thunbergii Thw.] S:neya-dassa, neya-dasse R 10:397

196.04. GORDONIA Ellis

G.axillaris (Ker-Gawl.) D. Dietr.* R10:387

G.ceylanica Wight S:mihiriya, mirihiriya  R 10:389

G.dassanayakei Wadhwa et Weerasooriya R 10:392

G.elliptica Gardner R 10:391 [Gordonia ceylanica var. elliptica (Gardner) Thw.] R 10:391

G.speciosa (Gardner) Choisy R 10:388

196.05. TERNSTROEMIA Mutis ex L. f.

T.emarginata (Gardner) Choisy R 10:408

T.gymnanthera (Wight & Arn.) Beddome R 10:407 [Ternstroemia japonica auct., non Thunb.] S:pena-mihiriya, rattota, rattiya