Family – Araliaceae

Family – Araliaceae – 4 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. ARALIACEAE

21.01. ARALIA L.

A.Ieschenaultii (DC.) J. Wen

 

21.02. POLYSCIAS J. R. & G. Forst.

P.acuminata (Wight) Seemann

P.fruticosa (L.) Harms* [Panax fruticosa L.]

 

21.03. SCHEFFLERA J. R. & G. Forst.

S.emarginata (Moon) Harms  [Heptapleurum emarginatum (Moon) Seemann]

S.exaltata (Thw.) Frodin  [Schefflera wallichiana sensu Alston]

S.heterobotrya Frodin [Schefflera racemosa sensu Alston] S:itha

S.stellata (Gaertn.) Baill. [Heptapleurum stellatum Gaertn.] S:itha, itta, itta-wel, maha-itta-waela

 

21.04. TETRAPANAX K. Koch

T.papyriferum (Hook.) K. Koch [Fatsia papyrifera (Hook.) Miq. ex Witte] E:Chinese rice paper plant, rice paper plant, rice paper tree

 

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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