Family – MORACEAE

11 genera in Sri Lanka.

Check list of  –  Family –  MORACEAE

128.01. ANTIARIS Leschen.

A.toxicaria Leschen. R3:288 var. toxicaria E:upas tree S:riti T:netavil

128.02. ARTOCARPUS J. R. etG. Forst.

A.gomezianus Wall, ex Trecul subsp. zeylanicus Jarrett [Artocarpus lakoocha var. gomeziana Wall.]

R3.216

E:monkeyjak S:kana-gona

A.heterophyllus Lam.* R3:217 [Artocarpus integrifolia sensu Trimen] E:jak S:kos T:pila, pla

A.incisus L. f.* R3:219 [Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg] E:breadfruit tree S:rata-del T:era-pla

A.nobilis . S:bedi del, wal del, T: arsini-pla

128.03. BROUSSONETIA

B.papyrifera E: paper mulberry

B.zeylanica  S: alandu

128.04. CANNABIS (now under Cannabaceae)

C.sativa  E:hemp S:ganja

128.05. CASTILLA

C.elastica  E:Panama rubber

128.06. DORSTENIA

D.indica

128.07. FICUS

F.amplissma [Ficus tsiela]  S: ela-nuga  T:kalatti

F.amottiana (Miq.) S:kuda bo, patina bo

F.benghalensis var bengalensis  E: Banyan, S: mahanuga T: al, arla

F.benjamina L. var. benjamina* R3:256 S:walu-nuga var. nuda (Miq.) Barrett* R3:257

F.callosa Willd. R3:263 S:wal-gona

F.caulocarpa Miq. R3:240

F.costata Ait. R3:246 [Ficus mooniana King] [Ficus caudiculata Trimen]

F.diversiformis Miq. R3:271 [Ficus thwaitesii Miq.]

F.drupacea Thunb. vaf. pubescens (Roth) Corner R3:247 [Ficus mysorensis Heyne ex Roth] S:bu-nuga

F.elastica Roxb. ex Hornem.* R3:261 E: Assam India rubber, India rubber tree, rambong

F.exasperata Vahl R3.274 [Ficus asperrima Roxb.] E:furniture leaf S:bu-thediya, sewan-rhediya

F.fergusoni (King) Worthingtoh R3:253 [Ficus altissima vnr.fergusoni King] S:kos-goha, nuga T:al, aria

F.heterophylla t. f. R3:272 S:wal-ehetu

F.hispida L. f. R3:277 S:kota-dimbula

F.laevis Blume vdr. laevis R3:269 var. tomentosa King R3:270 [Ficus laevis var. dasyphylla (Miq.) King]

F.microcarpa L. f. • R3:258 [Ficus retusasensu Trimen]

F.mollis Vahl R3:249 [Ficus tomentosa Roxb. ex Willd.] S:wal-aralu

F.nervosa Heyne ex Roth var.minor King R3:266 var. nervosa R3:264 S:kalu-maduwa

F.pubilimba Merr. R3:254

F.pumila L* R3:268

F.racemosa L. R3:266 [Ficus glomerata Roxb.] S.attikka T:atti.

F.religiosa L. R3:236 E:peepul, sacred bo S:bo T:arachu

F.talboti King R3.254

F.tinctoria Forst. f. subsp. parasitica (Willd.) Corner R3:276 [Ficus parasitica Willd.] S:gas-anguna, gas-netul, wal-ehetu

F.trimenii King R3:259

F.tsjahela Burm. f. R3:237 S:kiri-pela, kiripella

F.virens Ait. R3:238 [Ficus infectoria sensu Trimen] var. sublanceolata (Miq.) Corner R3:240 var. virens R3:239

128.08. MACLURA  Nutt.

M.cochinchinenesis (Lour.) Comer [Cudrania javanensis Trecul]

128.09. MORUS  L.

M.alba L. var. indica* E:Indian mulberry

128.10. PLECOSPERMUM Trecul

P.spinosum Trecul   S:katu-timbol

128.11. STREBLUS Lour.

S.asper Lour. E:crooked rough-bush S:geta-netul T:patpirai, pirasu

S.taxoides (Heyne) Kurz [Phyllochlamys spinosa (Roxb.) Bureau.] E:fig-lime S:gon-gotu

S.zeylanicus (Thw.) Kurz • [Taxotrophis zeylanicaThv/.]

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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