Family – Cyatheaceae

Name Cyathea crinita
Family Cyatheaceae
Common names Ginihota ගිනිහොට, Tree fern
Origin Endemic
Habit Small tree
Climatic zone Nuwaraeliya district only
NCS
IUCN Endangered
Comment Leaf scars visible. Trunk black brown, adventitios roots, indusium absent on sori
Reference R. H. G. Ranil. Taiwania, 56(3): 201-209, 2011

Cyathea crinita

Name Cyathea walkerae
Family Cyatheaceae
Common names Ginihota ගිනිහොට, Tree fern
Origin Native
Habit Small tree
Climatic zone Wet zone,
NCS
IUCN IUCN not assessed
Comment Probably vulnareble.  Trunk brown, no adventitios roots, indusium present on
Reference R. H. G. Ranil. Taiwania, 56(3): 201-209, 2011

Cyathea walkerae

Name Cyathea sinuata
Family Cyatheaceae
Common names
Origin Endemic
Habit Herb
Climatic zone Kanneliya and Sinharaja
NCS
IUCN
Comment Only tree fern with simple leaves. Grows upto 2 m.
Reference R. H. G. Ranil. Taiwania, 56(3): 201-209, 2011

Cyathea sinuata

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