Genus – Pandanus

Name Pandanus amaryllifolius
Family Pandanaceae
Common names Rampeh රම්පෙ
Origin Introduced
Habit Shrub
Climatic zone Cultivated
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment Not prickly, used as a spice
Reference  

148-2-1p

Name Pandanus furcatus
Family Pandanaceae
Common names Weta keyiya, වැට කෙයියා
Origin Native
Habit Small tree
Climatic zone Cultivated, Inland
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment Large upto 4 m. Large 8.5 cm wide, 2 m long, spiral leaves.

148-2-4p

Name Pandanus kaida
Family Pandanaceae
Common names Weta keyiya, වැට කෙයියා
Origin Native
Habit Shrub
Climatic zone W, IN, paddy fields
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment 3m tree, trunk tree like, prickes pale green,
Reference  
Name Pandanus tectorius
Family Pandanaceae
Common names  
Origin Introduced
Habit Shrub
Climatic zone  
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment 3m tree, no fruits
Reference  
Name Pandanus odoratissimus
Family Pandanaceae
Common names Weta keyiya, Mudu keyiya, වැට කෙයියා,  මූදු කෙයියා
Origin Native
Habit Small tree
Climatic zone Costal, sand dunes
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment Costal plant
Reference DF III 316, T&S 74

148-2-7p

Name Pandanus thwaitesii
Family Pandanaceae
Common names Dunu keyiya, දුනු කෙයියා
Origin Native
Habit Shrub
Climatic zone Wet, rain forests
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment 2m, leaves linear, pleats thin, straw coloured spines
Reference  

148-2-10p

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