Family – Menispermaceae

Family – Menispermaceae – 11 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. MENISPERMACEAE

124.01. ANAMIRTA Colebr.

A.cocculus (L.) Wight & Arn. [Anamirta paniculata Colebr.] S:titta-wel

124.02. CISSAMPELOS L.

C.pareira L. var. hirsuta (Buch. ex DC.) Forman  [Cissampelos pareira var. subpeltata (Thw. ex Miers) Trimen] S:diya-mitta T:appatta

124.03. COCCULUS DC.

C.hirsutus (L.) Theob.  [Cocculus villosus (Lam.) DC] T:kattukkodi, sirungattukodi

124.04. COSCINIUM Colebr.

C.fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr.  E.false calumba S:bang-wela, veni-val-gata,weni-wel

124.05. CYCLEA Arn. ex Wight

C.peltata (Burm. f.) Hook. f. & Thorns. [Cyclea burmannii (DC.) Hook. f. & Thorns.] S:kehi-pittan, kessi-pissan T:vouthuvullykodi

R9.308

124.06. DIPLOCLISIA Miers

D.glaucescens (Blume) Diels [Cocculus macrocarpa Wight & Arn.] T:kottaiyachachi

124.07. HYPSERPA Miers,

H.nitida Miers S:niri wel

124.08. RACHYGONE Miers

R.ovata (Poir:)

124.09. STEPHANA Lour.

S.japonica  S;lunu -ketjya-wel

124.10. TILIACORA

T:acuminate T:manchine

134.11. TINOSPORA Miers,

T.cordifolia  (Wild) Hook. f. & Thorns. S:rasa-kinda

T.crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thms.  S:titta-kinda

T.sinensis (Lour.) Merr. [Tmspaw inatabarica (Lam) Hook. f: & Thorns.] S:bu-kinda, wal-kinda

 

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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