Family – Cactaceae

Family – CACTACEAE. 2 genera and 3 species in Sri Lanka

43.01. OPUNTIA Miller

O.dillenii (Ker-Gawl.) Haw. E:prickly pear S:katu-pathok

O.monacantha Haw. E:prickly pear S:katu-pathok T:naka kalli

 

43.02. RHIPSALIS Gaertn.

R.baccifera (J. S. Mueller) Stearn [Rhipsalis cassutha Gaertn.] S:wal-nawahandi subsp. baccifera subsp. mauritiana (DC.) Barthlott

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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