Family – Myrsinaceae

Family – Myrsinaceae. 4 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. MYRSINACEAE

132.01. AEGICERAS Gaertn.

A.corniculata (L.) Blanco [Aegiceras majus Gaertn.] S:heen-kadol T.vitlikanna

132.02. ARDISIA Sw.

A.colorata Roxb.

A.crenata Sims

A.elliptica Thunb. [Ardisia humitis sensu Trimen] S:balu-dan

A.gardnerl Clarke

A.lankaensis Kosterm.

A.missionis Wall, ex A. DC. [Ardisia paniculata sensu Thw.]

A.moonil Clarke var. tnoonii var. serratifolia Wadhwa

A.pauciflora Heyne

A.polylepis Mez A.solanacea Roxb. S.balu-dan

A.wightiana (Wall, ex A. DC.) Mez [Ardisia humilis var. wightidna Wall ex DC]

A.willisii Mez S:lunu-dan

A.zeylanica Clarke [Ardisia gardneti var. zeylanica (Clarke) Trimeh]

132.03. EMBELIA Burm. f.

E.aurantiaca (Wall.) Wadhwa [Embelia viridiflora sensu Trimen]

E.ribes Burm. f. subsp. ribes S:\vel-embilla

E.tsjeriam-cottam (Roem. & Schult.) A. DC. [Embelia robusta Roxb.]

132.04. MAESA Forssk.

M.indica (Roxb.) A. DC. [Maesa perrottetiana A. DC] S:mata-bimbiya

132.05. MYRSINEL.

M.ceylanica (Mez) Wadhwa [Myrsine capitellata var. sessiliflora Thw.]

M.robusta (Mez) Wadhwa

M.thwaitesii (Mez) Wadhwa [Myrsine capitellata sensu Thw.]

M.wightiana Wall, ex A. DC. [Myrsine capitellata var. lanceolata Clarke] •

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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