Family – Arecaceae

Family – Arecaceae (=Palmae)

  1. ARECACEAE (=PALMAE)

22.01. ARECA L.

A.catechu L. E:areca-nut, betel-nut S:puwak, puwak-gaha T:kamukai, paakku

A.concinna Thw. S:lenatheriya, lenteri, lenteri-puwak

A.triandra Roxb.*

22.02. BORASSUS L.

B.flabellifer L. E.palmyrah S:tal T:panai

22.03. CALAMUS L.

C.delicatulus Thw. S:nara-wel

C.digitatus Becc. ex Becc. & Hook. f. S:kukulu-wel

C.ovoideus Thw. ex Trimen S:sudu-wewel, tambutu-wel, thudarena

C.pachystemonus Thw. S:kukulu-wel

C.pseudotenuis Becc. ex Becc. & Hook. f. S: heen-wewel, kola-hangala

C.radiatus Thw. S:kukulu-wel

C.rivalis Thw. ex Trimen S:ela-wel, ela-wewel, kaha-wewel

C.rotang L. S:heen-wewel, polonnaru-wewel, wewel T:pirambu

C.thwaitesii Becc. ex Becc. & Hook. f. S:kath-wel, ma-wewel, puwak wel, wanduru-wel T:periya-pirambu

C.zeylanicus Becc. ex Becc. & Hook. F S:thambotu-wel

22.04. CARYOTA L.

C.mitis Lour.*

C.urens L. E:fish-tail palm, kitul palm S:kitul T:kitul tippilipana

22.05. COCOS L.

COCOS L

C.nucifera L. E.coconut, king coconut S:pol, pol-gaha, thambili, kurumba, wewera T.tennai, thengai

22.06. CORYPHA L.

C.umbraculifera L.*. E:talipot palm S:tala, talpath T.conda-pani

22.07. CYRTOSTACHYS Blume

C.renda Blume* E:sealing-wax palm

22.08. DAEMONOROPS Blume ex Schult. f.

D.jenkinsiana (Griffith) Mart.*

22.09. ELAEIS Jacq.

E.guineensis Jacq.* E:African oil palm

22.10. LICUALA Thunb.

L.grandis H. Wendl.* E:ruffled fan palm

22.11. LIVISTONA R. Br.

L.chinensis (Jacq.) R. Br. ex Mart.* E:Chinese fan palm

22.12. LOXOCOCCUS H. Wendl. & Drude

L.rupicola (Thw.) H. Wendl. & Drude ex Hook. f. S:dothalu, dotalu-gass, ran-dotalu

22.13. NYPASteck

N.fruticans Wurmb E:water-coconut S:gin-pol

22.14. ONCOSPERMA Blume

O.fasciculatum Thw. S:katu-kitul, rata-kitui

22.15. PHOENIX L.

P.dactylifera L.* E.date palm S:rata-indi T:perichchambalam

P.pusilla Gaertn. [Phoenix zeylanica Trimen] S:indi T:inchu

P.sylvestris (L.) Roxb.* Srindi

22.16. ROYSTONEA O. F. Cook

R.regia (Kunth) Cook* [Oreodoxa regia Kunth] E:Royal palm

22.17. WASHINGTONIA H. Wendl.

W.robusta Wendl.* E:fan palm

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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