Family – Hippocrateaceae

Family – Hippocrateaceae. 3 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. HIPPOCRATEACEAE

96.01. LOESENERIELLA A. C. Smith

L.africana (Willd.) Wilczek [Hippocratea obtusifolia Roxb.]

L.arnottiana (Wight) A. C. Smith [Hippocratea arnottiana Wight]

L.macrantha (Korth.) A. C. Smith [Hippocratea macrantha Korth] S:diya-kirindi-wel

96.02. REISSANTIA Halle

R.indica (Willd.) Halle [Hippocratea indica Willd.]

96.03. SALACIA L.

S.chinensis L. [Salacia prinoides (Willd.) DC] S:heen-himbutu-we!

S.diandra Thw.

S.oblonga Wall, ex Wight & Arn. T.chundan

S.reticulata Wight S:himbutu-wel, kotala-himbutu

 

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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