Family – Caryophyllaceae

Family – Caryophyllaceae. 9 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. CARYOPHYLLACEAE

50.01. CERASTIUM L.

C.fontanum Baumg. subsp. vulgare (Hartm.) Greuter & Burdet

C.glomeratum Thuill. [Cerastium vulgatum var. glomeratum (Thuill.) Edgew. & Hook, f.]

C.indicum Wight & Am.

 

50.02. DRYMARIA Willd. ex Schult.

D.cordata (L.) Roem. & Schult. subsp. diandra (Blume) Duke  [Drymaria cordata Willd. ex Schult.] S:kukulu-pala

 

50.03. POLYCARPAEA Lam.

P.aurea Wight & Am.

P.corymbosa (L.) Lam.

P.spicata Wight & Am.

 

50.04. POLYCARPON Loefl. ex L.

P.prostratum (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf. [Polycarpon loeflingiae (Wight & Am.) Benth. & Hook, f.]

P.tetraphyllum (L.) L. R10:62 subsp. tetraphyllum

 

50.05. SAGINA L.

S.saginoides (L.) Karsten

 

50.06. SILENE L.

S.armeria L.

 

50.07. STELLARIA L.

S.media (L.) Vill.  subsp. media  Exhickweed

S.pauciflora Zoll. & Moritzi  [Stellaria drymarioides Thw.]

50.08. SPERGULA L.

S.arvensis L.  E:spurrey

 

50.09. VACCARIA Medikus

V.hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert  [Saponaria vaccaria L.]

 

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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