Family – Rhizophoraceae

Family – Rhizophoraceae. 6 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. RHIZOPHORACEAE

171.01. ANISOPHYLLEA R. Br. ex Sabine

A.cinnamomoides (Gardner & Champion) Alston [Anisophyllea zeylanica (Benth.) Hook. f. & Thw.] S:weli-penna, weli-piyana

171.02. BRUGUIERA Lam.

B.cylindrica (L.) Blume  [Bruguiera caryophylloides Blume]

B.gymnorhiza (L.) Savigny [Rhizophora gymnorhiza Lam.] E:mangrove S:mal-kadol

B.sexangula (Lour.) Poir.

171.03. CARALLIA Roxb.

C.brachiata (Lour.) Merr.  [Carallia integerrima DC] S:dawata

C.calycina Benth.  S:ubberiya

171.04. CASSIPOUREA Aublet

C.ceylanica (Gardner) Alston [Weihea zeylanica (Gardner) Baill.] S:pana T:kannu

171.05. CERIOPS Arn.

C.decandra (Griffith) Ding Hou  [Ceriops roxburghiana Am.]

C.tagal (Perr.) C B. Rob.  [Ceriops candolleana Arn.] T.chiru-kandal, chivukandal

171.06. RHIZOPHORA L.

R.apiculata Blume  [Rhizophora candellaria DC] S:kadol T:kandal

R.mucronata Poir. [Rhizophora mucronata Lam.] E:mangrove S:kadol T:kandal

 

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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