Genera – Melastoma, Osbeckia & Tibouchina

Melastoma malabathricum , Family-Melastomaceae , Common name-Mahabowitiya, මහ බෝවිටියා , Origin-Native , Habit-Shrub , Ecology-wet ,Comment-Large shrub. Unequal stamens of yellow and red.

122-06-01

Osbeckia parvifolia , Family-Melastomaceae , Common name-Rose osbekia , Origin-Native , Habit-Herb , Ecology-Montane ,Comment-Seen in Horton plains. Syn – Osbeckia cupularis

122-09-06

 

Osbeckia walkeri , Family-Melastomaceae , Common name-Bowitiya, බෝවිටියා , Origin-Endemic , Habit-Bush , Ecology-Montane, wet ,Comment-.

122-09-09

 

Tibouchina semidecandra , Family-Melastomaceae , Common name-. , Origin-Introduced , Habit-Herb , Ecology-Naturalised ,Comment-Native of Brazil, originally cultivated.

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