Family – Annonaceae

Family – Annonaceae – 17 genera in Sri Lanka

 

13.01. ALPHONSEA Hook. f. & Thorns.

A.hortensis H. Huber [Alphonsea lutea sensu Thw.]

A.sclerocarpaThw.

A.zeylanica Hook. f. & Thorns.

 

13.02. ANAXAGOREA St. Hil.

A.luzonensis A. Gray

 

13.03. ANNONA L.

A.cherimola Miller*  E:cherimoyer S:anoda

A.glabra L.

A.muricata L*  E:soursop S:katu-anoda, katu-attha, rata-anoda T:sitha

A.reticulata L*  E:bullock’s heart S:anoda, attha, rata-sitha, weli-attha T:ramsitha

A.squamosa L.*  E:custard-apple, sweet-sop, sugar-apple S:anona, sini-attha T:sita-pallum, sittapan

 

13.04. ARTABOTRYS R. Br.

A.hexapetalus (L. f.) Bhandari  [Artabotrys odoratissimus R. Br.] S:yakada-wel

A.zeylanicus Hook. f. & Thorns.  S:kalu-bambara-wel, patika-wel, yakada-wel

 

13.05. CANANGA Hook. f. & Thorns.

C.odorata (Lam.) Hook. f. & Thorns. E:Macassar oil, ylang-ylang, S:rata-sapu, wana-sapu

 

13.06. CYATHOCALYX Champ, ex Hook. f. & Thorns.

C.zeylanica Champ, ex Hook. f. & Thorns.  S:i-petta, kekala, kotula

 

13.07. DESMOS Lour.

D.chinensis Lour.*  [Unona discolor Vahl]

D.elegans (Thw.) Safford  [Unona elegans Thw.] S:kudu-mirissa, kukurman

D.zeylanica (Hook. f. & Thorns.) Safford  [Unona zeylanica Hook. f. & Thorns.]

 

13.08. ENICOSANTHIFM Becc.

E.acuminata (Thw.) Airy Shaw  [Polyalthia acuminataThw.] S:ini-pettu, i-pettu, mal-lawulu, malolu

 

13.09. GONIOTHALAMUS Hook. f. & Thorns.

G.gardneri Hook. f. & Thorns. S:kalu-kera

G.hookeri Thw.

G.salicina Hook. f. & Thorns. subsp. reticulata (Thw.) H. Huber [Goniothalamus reticulata Thw.] subsp. salicina

G.thomsonii Thw.

G.thwaitesii Hook. f. & Thorns. S:kalu-kera

 

13.10. MILIUSA Leschen. ex A. DC.

M.indica Leschen. ex A. DC.  [Miliusa indica var. tomentosa (Thw.) Hook. f.| S:kekili-messa

M.tomentosa (Roxb.) Sinclair

M.zeylanica Gardner ex Hook. f. & Thorns.

 

13.11. MITREPHORA Hook. f. & Thorns.

M.heyneana (Hook. f. & Thorns.) Thw.

 

13.12. OROPHEA Blume

O.zeylanica Hook. f. & Thorns.

 

13.13. PHOENICANTHUS Alston

P.coriacea (Thw.) H. Huber  [Bocagea coriacea (Thw.) Hook, f.] S:keku

P.obliqua (Hook. f. & Thorns.) Alston  [Bocagea obliqua (Hook. f. &Thoms.) Hook, f.]

 

13.14. POLYALTHIA Blume

P.cerasoides (Roxb.) Beddome S:patta-ul-kenda

P.coffeoides (Thw. ex Hook. f. & Thorns.) Thw.  Siomara T:katilla, nedunarai

P.korinti (Dunal) Thw.  S:mi-wenna, ul-kenda T:uluvintai

P.longifolia (Sonn.) Thw. R5:33 S:devadara, i-petta, o-lila, o-wila T:assathi, marai-illipa, mara-iluppai

P.moonii Thw.

P.persicaefolia (Hook. f. & Thorns.) Thw. R5:39

P.suberosa (Roxb.) Thw.  S:kalati Trkalatti

 

13.15. SAGERAEA Dalz.

S.thwaitesii Hook. f. & Thorns. [Bocagea thwaitesii (Hook. f. & Thorns.) Hook, f.)

 

13.16. UVARIA L.

U.cordata (Dunal) Alston [Uvaria macrophylla Roxb.]

U.grandiflora Roxb.* [Uvariapurpurea Blume]

U.macropoda Hook. f. & Thorns. S:attu-muddah

U.narum (Dunal) Wall. S:pangan

U.semecarpifolia Hook. f. & Thorns. S:kara-bambara

U.sphenocarpa Hook. f. & Thorns.

U.zeylanica L. S: palanga, palu-kan T:kalu veppal, karu-veppal

 

13.17. XYLOPIA L.

X.championii Hook. f. & Thorns. S:dat-ketiya

X.nigricans Hook. f. & Thorns. S:heen-kenda T:see-vindai

X.parvifolia (Wight) Hook. f. & Thorns. S:atu-ketiya, netawu T:chiddavintai

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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