Family – Capparaceae

Family – Capparaceae (=Capparidaceae). 5 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. CAPPARACEAE (=CAPPARIDACEAE)

47.01. CADABA Forssk.

C.fruticosa (L.) Druce [Cadaba indica Lam.] T:vili

C.trifoliata (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. T:maya’adikkuruntu, oothi-perali

 

47.02. CAPPARIS L.

C.brevispina DC.  S:wal-dehi

C.divaricata Lam. S:torikei

C.floribunda Wight

C.grandis L.f.  T:mudkondai

C.moonii Wight S:rudanti

C.rotundifolia Rottler  [Capparis pedunculosa Wall, ex Wight & Arn.] [Capparis pedunculosa var. longispina (Hook. f. & Thoms.) Trimen] T.karunchurai, pichchuvilatti

C.roxburghii DC.  S.kalu-illan-gedi T:punai-virandi, velungiriya

C.sepiaria L.  [Capparis sepiaria var. retusella (Thw.) Thw.] T:karunchurai

C.tenera Dalz.

C.zeylanica L.  [ Capparis horrida L. f.] S:sudu-welangiriya, welangiriya T:kattoddi,vennachchi

 

47.03. CLEOME L.

C.aspera Koenig ex DC.

C.chelidonii L. f. S:wal-aba

C.gynandra L. [Gynandropsis pentaphylla (L.) DC] S:wela T:tayirvalai

C.monophylla L.

C.rutidosperma DC. [Cleome burmanii Wight & Arn.]

C.tenella L, f.

C.viscosa L. S:wal-aba, ran-manissa

 

47.04. CRATEVA L.

C.adansonii DC. subsp. odora (Buch.-Ham.) Jacobs  [Crateva roxburghii sensu Wight & Arn. non R. Br.] S:lunu-warana T:navala, navilankai

 

47.05. MAERUA Forssk.

M.arenaria Hook. f. & Thorns.

 

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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