Genus – Calamus

Name Calamus ovoideus
Family Arecaceae
Common names Thudarena, Sudu wewal, Tambutu,
Origin Endemic
Habit Creeper
Climatic zone Rain forest
NCS
IUCN
Comment Leaf ends with a cirrus which helps climbing upto 50 m. Large species of the cane
Reference R14

22-03-3p

Name Calamus rivalis
Family Arecaceae
Common names Kaha wewal, ela wewal
Origin Endemic
Habit Creeper
Climatic zone Wayamba south pf Deduru, WP, CP
NCS
IUCN
Comment No cirrus on leaves. Flagella present
Reference R14

22-03-07p

Name Calamus rotang
Family Arecaceae
Common names Wewal, polonnaru wewal
Origin Native
Habit Creeper
Climatic zone Wayamba north of Deduru, NCP, eastern
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment  
Reference R14

 

 

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