Family – Flacourtiaceae

Family – Flacourtiaceae. 13 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. FLACOURTIACEAE

87.01. CASEARIA Jacq.

C.thwaitesii Briq. [Casearia coriacea Thw.]

C.tomentosa Roxb. [Casearia elliptica Willd.] subsp. reducta Verde. S:kiri-makulu

C.zeylanica (Gaertn.) Thw. [Casearia esculenta Roxb.] S:wal-waraka T:kakapelar, kakkaipalai, kakkapalai, tey pala

87.02. CHLOROCARPA Alston

C.pentaschista Alston [Hydnocarpus alpina sensu Trimen] S:gomma, makulla, patma T:attuchankulai, attuchankular

87.03. DOVYALIS Arn.

D.caffra (Hook. f. & Harvey) Hook, f.*

D.hebecarpa (Gardner) Warb. [Aberia gardneri Clos] E:Ceylon gooseberry S:ketambilla

87.04. ERYTHROSPERMUM Lam.

E.zeylanicum (Gaertn.) Alston [Erythrospermum phytolaccoides Gardner] S:dodan-wenna

87.05. FLACOURTIA Comm. ex L’H6rk.

F.indica (Burm. f.) Merr. [Flacourtia ramontchi L’H6rit.] [Flacourtia sepiaria Roxb.] S:katukutundu, uguressa, ukkuressa T:katukali, karumurukki, mulanninchil

F.inermis Roxb.* S:lobi-lobi, lovi-lovi

F.jangomas (Lour.) Rausch.* [Flacourtia cataphracta Roxb. ex Willd.] S:rata uguressa

87.06. GYNOCARDIA R. Br.

G.odorata Roxb.*

87.07. HOMALIUM Jacq.

H.ceylanicum (Gardner) Benth. S:eta-heraliya, liyan, Hyang

H.dewitii Kosterm.

87.08. HYDNOCARPUS Gaertn.

H.anthelmintica Pierre*

H.heterophylla Blume*

H.kurzii (King) Warb.*

H.laurifolia (Dennst.) Sleumer*

H.octandra Thw. S:wal-divul, wal-dul

H.venenata Gaertn. S:makulu T:makul

87.09. ONCOBA Forssk.

O.spinosa Forssk.*

87.10. OSMELIA Thw.

O.gardneri Thw.

87.11. PANGIUM Reinw.

P.edule Reinw.*

87.12. SCOLOPIA Schreb.

S.acuminata Clos S:katu-kenda, katu-kurundu

S.chinensis (Lour.) Clos*

S.crassipes Clos

S.pusilla (Gaertn.) Willd. [Scolopia schreberi Gmelin] [Scolopia gaertneri (Thw.) Thw.] Srkatu-keeree, katu-kenda, katu-kurundu

87.13. TRICHADENIA Thw.

T.zeylanica Thw. S:hal-milla, keti-kesali, tetti-gaha, tetti-gas, titta-eta, titta, tolol

 

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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