Genus – Sterculia, Firmiana and Brachychiton

Name Sterculia balanghas
Family Sterculiaceae
Common names Nawa, නාවා
Origin Native
Habit Large tree
Climatic zone Intermediate forest canopy
NCS  
IUCN IUCN not assessed
Comment Bright red fruit. Simple leaf.
Reference 88-5

189-16-1p

Name Sterculia foetida
Family Sterculiaceae
Common names Telambu, තෙලම්බු
Origin Native
Habit Large tree
Climatic zone Dry, Intermediate, scrub forest canopy
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment Compound leaf, red fruit
Reference  

189-16-3p

Brachychiton acerifolius , Family-Sterculiaceae , Common name-Flame tree , Origin-Introduced , Habit-Large tree , Ecology-Up country ,Comment-Cultivated. When in bloom tree sheds all leaves. Flower bright red. Syn Sterculia acerifolia.

Firmiana colorata , Family-Sterculaceae , Common name-Bataliya, pataliya, bonfire tree, පටලිය, බටලිය , Origin-Native , Habit-Small tree , Ecology-Dry ,Comment-Showy orange flowers after shedding leaves. Syn. Sterculia colorata.

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