Genus – Mesua

Genus – Mesua

Name Mesua ferrea
Family Clusiaceae
Common names Na  නා
Origin Native
Habit Large tree
Climatic zone Rainforest and intermediate canopy
NCS
IUCN IUCN not assessed
Comment National tree. Erroneously called Mesua nagassarium.
Reference T&S 31-15

P56-4-1

Name Mesua thwaitesii
Family Clusiaceae
Common names Diya na   දිය නා
Origin Endemic
Habit Large tree
Climatic zone Rain forest subcanopy near water
NCS
IUCN IUCN not assessed
Comment Larger leaves. Erroneously called Mesua ferrea.
Reference T&S 31.14

P56-4-3

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