Family – Meliaceae

Family – Meliaceae. 19  genera in Sri Lanka

  1. MELIACEAE

123.01. AGLAIA Lour.

A.apiocarpa (Thw.) Hiem.

A.elaeagnoidea (A. Juss.) Benth. [Aglaia roxburghiana (Wight & Am.) Miq.] T:kannakampu

123.02. APHANAMIXIS Blume

A.polystachya (Wall.) R. Parker [Amoora rohituka (Roxb.) Wight & Am.] S:ela-hirilla, hingul

123.03. AZADIRACHTA A. Juss.

A.indica A. Juss. E:margosa, neem S:kohomba T:vembu

123.04. CARAPA Aublet

C.guianensis Aublet* E.crabwood

123.05. CEDRELA P. Br.

Codorata L.* E.cedarwood

123.06. CHUKRASIA A. Juss.

C.tabularis A. Juss. [Chukrasia velutina (M. Roemer) C. DC] E:Chittagong wood S:hiri-kita, hulan-hik T:aglai, kaloti

123.07. CIPADESSA Blume

C.baccifera(Roth)Miq. [Cipadessa fruticosa Blume] S:hal-bembiya T:pulippan-cheddi

123.08. DYSOXYLUM Blume

D.championii Hook. f. & Thorns, ex Thw. [Pseudocarapa championii (Thw.) Hems).] S:gona-pana

D.excelsum Blume

D.ficiforme (Wight) Gamble [Dysoxylum binectariferum Hook. f. ex Beddome] [Dysoxylum binectariferum var. pyriforme Trimen]

123.09. HEYNEA Roxb.

H.trijuga Roxb. ex Sims*

123.10. LANSIUM Rumph.

L.domesticum Correa*

123.11. MELIA L.

M.azedarach L. s.l. [Melia dubia Cav.] E:Ceylon mahogony S:lunu-midella T:malai-vembu

M.azedarach L. s.s. E:bead tree, Indian lilac, Persian lilac S:kiri-kohomba T:malai-vembu

123.12. MUNRONIA Wight

M.pinnata (Wall.) Theob. [Munronia pumila Wight] S:bin-kohomba

123.13. SANDORICUM Cav.

S.koetjape (Burm. f.) Merr. S:donku, dounga

123.14. SOYMIDA A. Juss.

S.febrifuga (Roxb.) A. Juss. S:yak-kon T:omai, shem

123.15. SWIETENIA L.

S.macrophylia King* E:Honduras mahogany.long-leaved mahogany

S.mahagoni (L.) Jacq.* E:Cuban mahogany, mahogany

123.16. TOONA M. Roemer

T.ciliata M. Roemer* [Cedrela toona Roxb. ex Rottler & Willd.] E:Australian red cedar, Australian toon

T.sinensis (A. Juss.) M. Roemer* [Cedrela serrulata Royle] E:red toon

T.sureni (Blume) Merr.*

123.17. TURRAEA L.

T.heterophylla Sm.*

123.18. WALSURA Roxb.

W.gardneriThw.

W.trifoliolata (A. Juss.) Harms [Walsura piscidia Roxb.] subsp. acuminata (Trimen) T. Clark [Walsura piscidia var. acuminata Trimen] subsp. trifoliolata S:kirikon, mal-petta T.chadavakku, chokala, kanjimaran, malaivirali, valsura

123.19. XYLOCARPUS Koenig

X.granatum Koenig S:mutti-kadol T.rkandal anga, kontalai, somuntheri

X.rumphii (Kostel.) Mabb. [Carapa moluccensis auct., non Lam.] [Xylocarpus moluccensis auct., non (Lam.) M. Roemer] S:mudu-delun

 

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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