Genera – Ochna and Gomphia

Gomphia serrata , Family-Ochnaceae , Common name-Bo kera, go kera,බෝකෙර, ගෝකෙර , Origin-Native , Habit-Small tree , Ecology-Rain, intermediate, montane ,Comment-Leaves large 6-12 cm, finely denticulate, one or two marginal veins. Flower yellow, small petals upto 6 mm. sepals red. Inflorescence rachis 8-10 cm., Referance-R6-252

 

Ochna jabotapita , Family-Ochnaceae , Common name-Mal kera, මල්කෙර  , Origin-Native , Habit-Small tree , Ecology-Wet zone, evergreen forest, grassland ,Comment-Inflorescence many flowered, Stamens 12-25, Petals upto 10 mm., Referance-R6-248

Ochna lanceolata , Family-Ochnaceae , Common name-Bo kera, mal kera, මල්කෙර, බෝකෙර , Origin-Native , Habit-Shrub , Ecology-Dry zone forest understory ,Comment-Yellow flower, sepals red. Inflorescence upto 5 flowers. Stamens 40-50. Petals upto 10 mm., Referance-R6-248

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Ochna obtusata , Family-Ochnaceae , Common name-Mal kera, මල්කෙර , Origin-Native , Habit-Small tree , Ecology-Dry low, shrublands, grasslands ,Comment-Petals 15-25 mm, Leaves 5-18 cm,, Referance-R6-248

Ochna serrulata , Family-Ochnaceae , Common name-Micky mouse plant , Origin-Introduced , Habit-Shrub , Ecology-Ornamental ,Comment-Yellow flowers. Fruit black with bright red sepals. Leaf edge serrulate., Referance-.

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