Family – Celastraceae

Family – Celastraceae. 9 genera in Sri Lanka

 

52.01. BHESA Buch.-Ham. ex Arn.

B.ceylanica (Arn. ex Thw.) Ding Hou  [Kurrimia ceylanica Arn.] S:et-heraliya,palen, pelang, uru-honda T.konnai

B.nitidissima Kosterm.

 

52.02. CASSINE L.

C.balae Kosterm.  S.nareloo, neraloo T:perun, piyaree

C.congylos Kosterm.  [Elaeodendron glaucum var. montanum Thw.]

C.glauca (Rottb.) Kuntze  [Elaeodendron glaucum (Rottb.) Pers.] S:neralu T:piyari, perunpiyari

 

52.03. CELASTRUS L.

C.paniculatus Willd.  S:duhundu

 

52.04 EUONYMUS L.

E.revolutus Wight

E.thwaitesii Lawson

E.walkeri Wight

 

52.05. GLYPTOPETALUM Thw.

G.zeylanicum Thw. var. zeylanicum

 

52.06. KOKOONA Thw.

K.zeylanica Thw.  S:kokun, wana-potu

 

52.07. MAYTENUS Molina

M.emarginata (Willd.) Ding Hou  [Gymnosporia emarginata (Willd.) Thw.]

M.fruticosa (Thw.) Loes.  [Gymnosporia fruticosa (Thw.) Thw.]

52.08. MICROTROPIS Wall, ex Meissner

M.wallichiana Wight ex Thw.

M.zeylanica Merr. & Freem.  [Microtropis ramijlora sensu Thw. non Wight]

 

52.09. PLEUROSTYLIA Wight & Arn.

P.opposita (Wall.) Alston  [Pleurostylia wightii Wight & Arn.] S: panakka, piyari T.chiru piyari

 

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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