Family – Myrtaceae

Family – Myrtaceae. 9 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. MYRTACEAE

133.01. ANGOPHORA Cav.

A.floribunda Sweet*

133.02. CLEISTOCALYX Blume

C.nervosum (DC) Kosterm. var. nervosum [Syzygium operculatum (Roxb.) Niedz.] [Eugenia operculatum Roxb.] S:bata-damba, diya-damba, kobo-mal

133.03. EUCALYPTUS L’Herit.

E.alba Reinw.* E:Timor white gum

E.baueriana Schauer* E:blue box

E.botryoides Smith* E:bangalay

E.camaldulensis Dehnhardt* E.Murray red gum

E.citriodora Hook. * E: lemon scented spotted gum

E.deglupta Blume* E:Mindanao gum

E.fasligata Deane & Maiden* E.cut-tail

E.globulus Labill.* E:Tasmanian blue gum

E.grandis Hill ex Maiden* E:toolur

E.lindleyana DC* v E:Kayer-ro, river peppermint

E.macarthuri Deane & Maiden* E:Camden woolly butt

E.maculata Hook.* E:spotted gum

E.microcorys F. Muell.* E:tallow wood

E.nova-anglica Deane & Maiden* E:New England peppermint

E.paniculata Smith* E:grey ironbark

E.pilularis Smith* E:black butt

E.robusta Smith* E:swamp mahogany

E.saligna Smith* E:Sydney blue gum

E.sideroxylon A. Cunn. ex Benth.*

E.urceolaris Maiden & Blakely* E:urh-fruited peppermint

E.viminalis LabilL* E:ribbori glim

133.04. EUGENIA L.

E.amoena THW.

E.bracteata Roxb. $:tetrlbiliya

E.cotinifoloia jacq. [Eugenialucidd(ribn Banks) Lam]

E.fulva THw: Eugenia fldcciferaT hw]. EiigeHid insignisjftw.] . Eugenid haeckelidnd Trimen]

E.glabra Alston [Eugenia decdra (hdri Salisb. non Wall) Thw.]

E.mabaeoides Wjjhl stibsp: mabaeoioes subsp. pedunculata

E.rivulorum Thw.

E.rotundata

E.rufo-fulva Ttw.

E.terpnophylla.

E.thwaitsii

E,uniflora  E:Brasilian cherry S.-goraka-jambu

E.xanthocarpaTbw.

133:05.PSIDIUM L.

P.cattleyanum Sabine*

P.guajava  E:guaya S:pera

P.guineense Sw.*

P.montana

133.06. RHODOMYRTUS (DC.) Reichb.

R.tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk. E:wjld guava

133.07. SYNCARPIA Ten.

S.glomerulifera Niedz.* E:red turpentine

S.hiliii Bailey* S:satinay

133.08. SYZYGIUM R. Browne ex Gaertn.

S.aqueurn (Burm. f.) Alston [Eugenia aquea Burm. f.] S.wal-jambu

S.aromaticum (L.) Merr. & Perry* [Eugenia caryophyllata Thunb.] E:clove S:karabu-neti Trkarambu

S.assimile Thw. [Eugenia assimilis Duth.] subsp. acuminata P. S. Ashton S:damba subsp. assimile S:damba

S.caryophyllatum (L.) Alston [Eugenia corymbosa Lam.] S:dan, heen-dan, rin-dan

S.cordifolium Walp. [Eugenia cordifolia Wight] subsp. cordifolium S:wal-jambu subsp. spissum P. S. Ashton

S.cumini Skeels [Eugenia jambolana Lam.] S:madan, maha-dan Trnaval, perunaval

S.cylindricum (Wight) Alston [Eugenia cylindrica Wight]

S.fergusoni Gamble [Eugenia fergusoni Trimen] subsp. fergusoni S:wal-karabu subsp. minor Trimen [Eugenia fergusoni var. minor Trimen]

S.firmum Thw. [Eugenia grandis Wight] S:wal-jambu

S.gardneri Thw. [Eugenia gardneri Duth.] S:damba T:nir-nawal

S.hemisphericum (Walp.) Alston [Eugenia hemispherica Wight]

S.jambos (L.) Alston [Eugenia jambos LJ Errose apple S:seeni-jambu, veli-jambu

S.lanceolatum (Lam.) Wight & Am. [Eugenia lanceolata Lam.]

S.lewisii Alston

S.makul Gaertn. [Eugenia sylvestris Moon ex Wight] S:alu-bo

S.malaccense (L.) Merr. & Perry [Eugenia malaccensis L.] S:jambu T:peria-jambu

S.micranthum Thw. [Eugenia micrantha Beddome]

S.neesianum Am. [Eugenia neesiana Wight] S:panu-kera

S.oliganthum Thw. [Eugenia oligantha Duth.]

S.revolutum Walp. [Eugenia revoluta Wight] subsp. cyclophyllum P. S. Ashton [Eugenia cyclophylla Thw. ex Duth.] subsp. revolutum

S.rotundifolium Arn. [Eugenia rotundifolia (non Cav.) Wight]

S.rubicundum Wight & Am. [Eugenia lissophylla Beddome] S:karaw, maha-kuretiye, pini-baru T:damba

S.samarangense S.pinijambu

S.sclerophyllumThw.,

S.spathulatum

S.turbinatum

S.umbrosm

S.zeylanicum

133.09: TRISTANIA R. Br.

T.conferta

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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