Family – Bombacaceae

Family – Bombacaceae – 5 genera in Sri Lanka

 

35.01. ADANSONIA L.

A.digitata L*  E:baobab, Judas’ bag, Monkey bread tree T:papparappuli, perukku, perukku-maran

 

35.02. BOMBAX L.

B.ceiba L. [Bombax malabaricum DC.J Exotton tree S:katu-imbul T:kaddu-olaga, kaddu parutti, illavu. parutti

 

35.03. CEIBA Miller

C.pentandra (L.) Gaertn. var. pentandra *  [Eriodendron anfractuosum DC] Erkapok tree, silk cotton tree S:pulun-imbul, imbul

 

35.04. CULLENIA Wight

C.ceylanica (Gardner) K. Schum.  [Cullenia excelsa Wight] 0 S:kata-boda, katu-boda

C.rosayroana Kosterm.  S:kata-boda, katu-boda

 

35.05. DURIO Adans.

D.zibethinus MvLrr*  E:durian

 

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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