Family – Menyanthaceae

Only 1 genus and 4 species a in Sri Lanka, which are herbs.

  1. MENYANTHACEAE

125.01. NYMPHOIDES Segujer

N.aurantiaca (Dalz.) Kuntze  [Ljnmqnthemum aurantiqcm Dalz]

N.hydrophylla (Lour.) Kuntze  [Limnanthemum cristatum Griseb.] S:heen-ambala, heen-olu, kumudu

N.indica (L.) Kuntze [Limnanthemum indicum Griseb.] S:maha-ambala, olu

N.parviflora (Griseb.) Kuntze [Limnanthemum parvifolium Griseb.] S:bin olu

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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