Family – Combretaceae

Family – Combretaceae. 5 genera in Sri Lanka

59.01. ANOGEISSUS (A. DC.) Guill.

A.latifolius (Roxb.) Beddome [Anogeissus latifolia Roxb. ex DC] S:dawu T:vekkali, velai-naga

 

59.02. COMBRETUM Loefl.

C.acuminatum Roxb.

C.albidum G. Don [Combretum ovalifolium Roxb.] S :kaduru-keti ya-wel

C.latifolium Blume [Combretum extensum Roxb.] S:geta-kaha

 

59.03. LUMNITZERA Willd.

L.littorea (Jack) Voigt [Lumnitzera coccinea Wight & Arn.]

L.racemosa Willd.  S:beriya T:tipparuthin

 

59.04. QUISQUALIS L.

Q.indica L. E:drunken sailor

 

59.05. TERMINALIA L.

T.arjuna (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.  [Terminalia glabra Wight & Arn.] S:kumbulu, kumbuk T:marutu

T.bellirica (Gaertn.) Roxb.  E:myrabalans S:bulu T:ahdan-koddai, tanti

T.catappa L.  Exountry almond S’.kottamba, kottan

T.chebula Retz.  E.gall-nut, ink-nut, myrabalans S:aralu T:kadukkay

T.zeylanica van Heurck & Muell. Arg.  [Terminalia parviflora Thw.] S.hampalanda, hanpaland

 

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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