Family – Casuarinaceae

Family – Casuarinaceae. 1 species in Sri Lanka

51.01. CASUARINA  L.

C.equisetifolia L* E:beef wood, bull wood, whip tree, whistling pine S:kasa T:chavakku,chavukku

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

Name Casuarina equisetifolia
Family Casuarinaceae
Common names Kasa, Casuarina, Whistling pine, කස
Origin Introduced
Habit Large tree
Climatic zone DL, W
NCS
IUCN
Comment Needle like leaves, cone like fruit.
Reference T&S 138

51-1-1p

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