Family – Bignoniaceae

12 genera in Sri Lanka. Mostly trees grown ornamentally. eg. Spathodea

List of  genera and species of family BIGNONIACEAE

33.01. ARRABIDAEA DC.

A.magnifica Sprague ex Steenis*

 

33.02. CRESCENTIA L.

C cujete L.* • E; calabash tree, rum tree

 

33.03. DOLICHANDRONE (Fenzl.) Seemann

D.spathacea (L. f.) K. Schum. [Dolicliandrone rheedii Seemann] S:diya-danga T.vil-padri

 

33.04. JACARANDA Juss.

J.mimosifolia D. Don E:fern tree

 

33.05. MILLINGTONIA L. f.

M.hortensis L. f.* E:Indian cork tree

 

33.06. OROXYLUM Vent.

O.indicum (L.) Vent. S:totila

 

33.07. PODRANEA Sprague

P.ricasoliana Sprague*

 

33.08. PYROSTEGIA C. Presl

P.venusta (Ker-Gawl.) Miers*

 

33.09. SPATHODEA P. Beauv.

S.campanulata Beauv.*

 

33.10. STEREOSPERMUM Cham.

S.colais (Dillwyn) Mabb. [Stereospermum personation (Hassk.) Chatterjee] S:dunu-madala, lunu-madala T:padri

S.suaveolens DC. S:ela-palol, palol

 

33.11. TABEBUIA Gomes ex DC.

T.rosea (Bertol.) DC* E:pink tabebuia

T.serratifolia (Vahl) Nicholson* E:yellow tabebuia

 

33.12. TECOMA Juss.

T.capensis (Thunb.) Lindley* [Tecomaria capensis (Thunb.) Spach] E:Cape honeysuckle

T.stans (L.) Kunth

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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