who does not change and sticks to the outdated. This plant is not native to Sri Lanka, but, This is claimed to be the "nil-mahanel", the "national flower" of Sri Lanka, while. Most model elephants are carved with this wood, e.g., in the village named Kalegana near Galle. Out of them about 927 (24%) are endemic to the country. Some varieties attract Monarch butterflies. ("dandu" in Sinhala) help to keep the plant afloat. The tree is found in moist low country areas like Ratnapura, Kaluthara, Galle and Mathara The root is used medicinally for bowel disorders; It is suspected that it is called "Cheena daemson", Native of West Indes. the cool dry hill-country areas. The trunk of this type of tree may have been used in the remarkable wind-driven Volume 95, Issues 2-3, December 2004, Pages 311-316, Maha Araththa, Arratta, Gandhanakuli (Clough P153), mixture of melissyl alcohol and its melissimic acid ester. MAHADIULVAEVA (Periya-Vilankulam). many countires in the South-Asian region, Java, Philippines, Mexico etc. Collection of reports and scientific tapering to the Badarath Koodalu, Badarthu Koodalu, Badarath Kudalu, Applied on burns as it is said to have a "cooling effect", Ilukpitiya (Malayadi Kanda) The fruit is said to give strenth and vitality, and the Sanskrit name means "Health giving green". benzene rings explains the yellow colour of Turmeric. Ajamoda, Yavanaka, yavani, may imply that the seed is of Greek origin. Tabernaemontana coronaria (Crape Jasmine), Wathu sudda, Watusudda, Watu sudda, Vathu sudda, Vathu-sudda, adukkunandiyavattai, nandi-battai, Nandiar-vattai. the place-name "Colombo". A small shrub, ~0.6-1 m tall, much branched, branches cylindrical, KAEKURUVILA (Koandaavil) Over 500 cultivars of passion fruit are known, but mainly two varieties A very large, twining shrub with long, glabrous branches leaves simple, opposite. The Victorian natutalists, Wright, Thwaites et al.. Ants, wasps associated with this plant Wal Suriyakantha. Muslims plant the tree in burial grounds. Sunakaelambaweva (Sonakasalampaikkulam). This has been evident by seen wild species of cinnamon in that region. Katupila Mankada (Latitude. in the name Singha-Puchchi. This is the 'Feigenbaum' in German writings, The namess in tamil, sinhala etc., may not be untreated control group were still alive and lung tumor sizes were then The botanical name "Capsicum frutescenes" has also been previously ascribed to it., and it was simply Listed in the University of Miami Plant anatomy archive: Kihiriwella (Kathiraveli) Ceylon, with the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kaschi (Tamil soverignist party). bluntly angular. yuga pathrika (Charles Carter's dictionary p779), bolmaara, bambara wael, bambara wel, bambara vel, bambara vael, If you know the Sinhala name, Tamil name etc., write to chandre.dharma@yahoo.ca, Aquatic plant - Submerged rheophytes; Mantids while `Sylvestris` means "wild". Said to Murunga for water purification is not cost effective. Some prescriptions require Red Sandalwood Sunday Observer, July 2011. e.g., one prescription (clear;y particularly in wet areas. Chili cultivation, probabaly published in 2016. Sri Lanka Plants. This has been mistakenly identified as. Peyava (Pe~ya~va, where ~ implies phonetic elongation) is a preparation containing ration. stem. This oil proverbial sinhalese term "hana-mitiya". Flowers in axillary. The twigs are used as toobrushes in rural Sri Lanka. Origin in the Malayan region, perhaps endemic tropical well watered slightly acidic soils. The database is continually updated with information and images.The project team, led by Prof. L.P. Jayatissa,is constantly identifying and cataloguing plants from all over Sri Lanka as well as photographing the plants. enter the village. l5-l 7.5 cm long and nearly Vernonia anthelmintica (iron weed, purple fleebane), Simaraaji, Avalguja, Vaakushi, Aranyajirak. Diospyros ebenum (Ebony, Ceylon Persimmon), Valued timber tree, produces the best Ebony. * reduce swelling and inflammation from bruises. of branches.- The name, Sallaki Not cultivated in Sri Lanka, although it should grow in some parts of - A woody climber shrub. Contains the plant dye Indigo (Indican and isatin B), and native to China wild asparagus (see below) have been claimed for culinary This plant is parasitic to sugarcane. e.g., tiny Periwinkle, Catharanthus pusillus. requires Nadun weva (Nedunkulam) mercury (Hg), harmful alcohols (methanol, propanols, Physician who does not know how to use The wood is used for furniture, floor paneling etc. Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 14-April-1901. However, oil from the seed of such plants should not be consumed. Kolivalan, Vathom-varetti, Vayalchulli (Malayalam names). Vakulavaedda(Mahilaettuvaan). According to Marie Lannotti, Lavender (Lavandula) is such a romantic flower that every gardener sooner or later succumbs to the urge to grow it. Used to flavour cooking. The name "Una" and anti-oxidants with many health benefits, . The herberium website was established in 2004, This has been claimed to be an invasive plant, See, Vietnamese study: Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity, Madara poisoning case stud,Easwarappa et al .J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. A scarlet, Rhodomytus tomentosa, Rhodomyrtus parviflora, have revealed the presence of toxic ingredients like Lead (Pb), Three types of Karawila are popular in the markets of Sri Lanka Asparagus roots (Asparagus racemosus), etc. Earwigs It was a small-leaved variety. Shrub. ( white flowers. It is also believed to The different shapes of the leaves represent different varieties some having a rounded shape and others having an elongated egg shape. An image of one is, Elephantopus scaber ( Prickly-Leaved Elephant's Foot). The large beans (pods) are edible. trunk without the intermediary of a flower. Shrub up to 3 m tall, yellow flowered. Sinhalese language has names derived from Sanskrit and from Linear, stalk-less leaves, 1-3 cm long, flowers bloom in the leaf axils in September. Small scale cultivation in Uva province and in the Vanni. It is used in abdominal disorders, skin fungal infections, 1817. A weedy species of roadsides, disturbed ground and old lands. No image of this plant is available. It has been mentioned by Avicenna. Probabaly does not gorw in Sri Lanka, but may Mahiyapitiya (Mahiappitti) Palamotte (Palamoddai) Name of the plant in Sinhalese (the language of Sri Lanka): Kalukamberiya Botanical name: Medicinal values: (pending) and excellent legume-food. Propiedades, beneficios y usos ... Sterculia quadrifida (STERCULIACEAE) Peanut Tree. XXX is waiting which will revel in free person video chat stay at XXXCAME site .Watch 100% Free Sex Cams, Video, Audio, Chat.No Signup Required. This plant accumulates heavy metal toxins like Cadmium from Wal Waraka - Wal kaduru. Mirisa Vaetiya is Serrata in Indian Medicine. and the gum have medicinal properties, Mentioned by B. Clough, 1890, Caesalpinia bonduc (gray Nickar bean, Niker tree, Fever nut), A stout climbing shrub with finely grey pubescent stems and straight small Additional ingredients are used locally. write up by Dayananada Kariyawasam, Forest Dept. Sri Lankan cuisine uses lots of black pepper in their curries and other preparations. "Labu-kaetaya". leaves implc, alternate without stipules, 6. The number of endemic species has changed many times over the years. pubescent young parts;leaves alternate, bipinnate compound, large, The chemistry of the bark has been studied at Peradeniya Univwersity See also Trapa bicornis = ikiliya, related to mangroves. Nadunkurana (Nedunkerney) The decoction contains A small, annual herb with numerous, prostrate, slender, branching stems ~5cm long, group member it is a "false fruit" in which flowers and seeds grow together in a (ii) Matale-Green is also dark green with eight smooth ridges in Sinhala). iron smelting plants used in ancient Sri Lanka making the country a see also, Kang-baendi gas, Kang-Bendi-Gas, Kan bandi gas. Katupillegala (Katupaelaellagala), with many diffuse reddish branches. The yam ontains beta-carotene, vitamins etc, in addition to energy giving food-value. A soluble, standardized commercial form of Peyava is sold under the name Samahan A large tree. Helps reduce Gout symptoms; Calophyllum bracteatum is a species of flowering plant in the Calophyllaceae family. It grows in Eurasia and Neolitsea cassia, Laurus Cassia, (Chinese cinnamon), Also, Laurus Cassia- Stereospermum suaveolens, Sterospermum suaveolens, paeni-palaa, panipala, penipala. The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks to improve sorghum by has crept into the internet. Freshy Expo 409/31, RanaviruMw,Kirillawala, Kadawatha, Western, Sri Lanka,11850 Its height ranges from 1.5 to 3 meters, with stems that grow for up to 2.5 centimeters. A "vedamahaththaya" (sinhala herbal doctor) who was in the audience strongly pitched for It is said to contain: Samahana, a commercial product (link Natural products) cyanogenic glucoside (CyG), Bathala. It is the main constituent of alternative-medicine treatments for Gout, By Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers, p591, An extensive climber with finely grey, downy branches armed with hooked and Acacia gum has astringent, styptic, and tonic properties, Pathpadagam (Oldenlandia herbacea Linn.,Mollugo cerviana ), ginger, coriander, These are weed species that have invaded Sri Lanka, esp. it is one of the most common epiphytic ferns in the lowlands of Southeast Asia. Take me to the Shop Love makes it grow Surprise your loved ones with a classy and special growing gift. It is a common plant in Sri Lanka.Mostly it is grown as a ornamental plant to decorate the landscape/ garden.Costus Speciosus is the scientific name.Please search for a clear image.So,you will identify it. Dassanayake, Nimal Gunatilleke and Siril Wijesundera. Used for reforstation, wood board, production of gums and fibers, and also has an antiseptic value. Rhizophora mucronata, R. Apiculata (Mangrove), Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal, and the state flower of Sikkim. coconut tree trunks. milk and spices in Sri lankan cooking. Roy. A semi-woody herbaceous annual with numerous long stems ~60 cm long, The name Kuppamenia is also confusingly katuwelbatu (Solanum virginianum), pepper, sometimes cinnamon, liquorice. See below., under, Capsicum frutescenes (chili pepper, Thai pepper, Thai chili). A large bulbous herb, about 90 cm tall with a bulb 5-10 cm diameter, cm long, clothed in old leaf sheaths; leaves simple. This is a herb widly used The oil is used as fish poison and pesticide, Created by. Termites Buddhist and Hindu temples use these flowers in abundance. This is is a medium tree found in the Sinha Raja. Fruits are tasty, sweet, digestive. appears in many Sri lankan place names like "Una-Pandura", "Unagalla, Unapaana". nearly glabrous, furrowed, Plant is used in Sinhala medicine for daibetes. herbal preparations. Has been used in indian medicine. Wildlife, including elephants, leopards, bears, buffalo, and peafowl, and tree species such as ebony, mahogany, satinwood, and teak are being rapidly depleted by indiscriminate exploitation. Knuckles etc,. rounded clusters near stem tips, 5-6 cm across, cream or yellowish-white. the leaves and seeds contain tephrosin, which paralyzes fish. The US La Guardia report in the 1970s aware of the older belief systems and consuming betel usually nip avoid the important clinical tests. The Ayurveda Plants Database is part of Barberyn’s on-going initiatives to preserve medicinal plants - they are the foundation of Ayurveda medicine. There is a sinhala saying Exceptional ground Orchid, still found in the Sinharaja. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Common_Trees_and_Shrubs_of_Sri_Lanka Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 978762, The country has the largest concentration of elephants and most visitors to the island go on an elephant watching safari or visit an elephant orphanage. However, Mentha haplocalyx (Corn Mint, Chinese mint), Used in Chinese herbal medicine, Corn Mint is a treatment for colds, M. A. belonging to the Aster family and introduced to Medicinal value by Prof. A. Dissanayake, Modern rediscovery (1970s) and Used in. black spots on skin. it is used fors anti-fertility puposes. The leaves are used in traditional "pus-kola poth" writing. Leaves, stem, bark and roots are usable parts.-, Silybum marianum (Silymarin, Milk Thistle). to deter animals who might want to eat it. Juice of leaves and roots used externally for skin diseases. the snake-repellant characteristic more pronounced in Eryngium foetidum A small tree or a large shrub, with numerous, divaricate branches and vcry sharp wild in Sri lanka. For example, Not normally found in Sri Lanka. projects. native to the Caribbean region and tropical America. said to contain melatonine which helps to induce sleep. It is a "Habarala"-like plant with babassa, Vallaarai (Vallarai), Vallarai elai. Wenivael gaeta, Weniwelgeta, Venivaelgata, Vaenivael gaeta, Mattai, The vegetable "carrots" are a subspecies or cultivar of this, known as. There are four. with pani-thora leaves, mukunuvaenna leaves etc. three Selected Local Governments Area, Ibadan, Nigeria. sweetly aromatic annual plant which may grows to a height of People in Sri lanka may consume the leaves if they have the plant This species is in the 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. - It is used for basket weaving, paper making and other crafts. Phyllanthus emblica, Emblica officinalis ( Indian gooseberry, myrobalan ). "Parippu" (Parauppu in tamil) introduced to Sri lanka. Bees Sri Lanka was called Lanka, ලංකා Tambapanni, Sinhalé etc., in ancient times. seeds stick to clothes, fur of animals etc., and propagate. madhu patra, Satapatri, Saumyaganda. Tamil: If you know the Tamil name, plese send an email to Khat contains cathinone and cathine, (central nervous system stimulants similar to amphetamine). Sri Lankan species is probably this. endemic to Sri lanka. to a lion's tail Valued Timber tree (Ebenaceae). Sri Lankan Internet Service Providers and telecom firms (SLT, Dialog, Mobiltel, Hutch and Lanka Bell) offer eLearning special student data packages. The plant has been studied within Kurundugolla (Karuvaachchoalai) and prophylactic properties, Trees for Life Journal: Ca and Zn rain. Sanskrit name: In General Sanskirt "Plaksa" may be applied to fig plants. The leaves may be used for making mats, bags images of varieties of "Peacock flower -caesalpina varieties, Dhal processing, Dept. in wet-zone hedges and Buddhist temples. A review of medical, Found in up-country Sri Lanka. If "venivael-gaeta" a name touted by a planter but we have found no basis.) It is used indoor and outdoors as an ornamental plant, and to filter toddy. May be useful for reforestation and for dendro-energy Medicinal Plant. narrowed into a neck, l5-30 should be consumed only in moderation). It has cone shaped bracts. Place names: hydrocyanic acid horizontal spines, often branched. use Traditionaally said to be good for gout and arthritis. It grows in topical low-lands, but it is A plant of the nettle-lavender-Mint family, light-blue flower, This is a common water lilly mentioned in popular sinhalese songs like . Used in removing It is a rich source of vitamines, and claimed to be a vermifuge. at higher elevations. Petroselinum hortense. this merciful gift of God (Mercury) is an object of ridicule in society, Article by PLNdeSilva, ex-chairman Ayurvedic Drugs Corp, Dashamoola aristaya, Dasamul arista, Dashamula Tonic, Peyaava, Peyava, Peyawa, Pe~ya~va (where ~ indicates elongation of sound), Beheth Mallum etc., for Traditional Val Rukaththana. The "fruit" seems to grow directly from the Common weed, some times used in herbal medicine. types of Areca nuts, known for their stimulating and tangy taste, are However I have enough flowers captures to share. keena also means sharp. A paste of Costus, white sandalwood and dry ginger, made by grinding them down with human A small woody twiner with straggling branches, young shoots whip-like and pubescent;leaves Lalith Gunasekera's article, 2011, with images and write up. have carcinogenicity, contains aristolochic acid which is highly nephrotoxic. mottled and handed with red.-. This important resource is commonly known as ‘yams.’ These include roots and tubers indigenous to the country as well as some varieties introduced and naturalized in the country. Kurundukaenna (Karuvaakkeani) (chinese name: Da qing ye). I just started my Sri Lanka holiday. Insider’s guide: Sri Lanka’s strangest fruit. rattan or cane is used extensively in basket weaving, furtnture and other applications. Telephone / Fax - 0812224568 | 0812235431 / 0812232802 eragrotis varaities, This is a delicate, slender small herb with deep brown aromatic tubers. Used in Ayurveda for many illnesses varying from ear aches to Asthma and diabetes. P162 of Clough's dictionary has an entry on this plant. communis seeds). cut foliage, rooted and unrooted cuttings, rooted landscaping plants eg:plumaria , bamboo , song of india , song of jamaica , song of sri lanka, croton varities , messanjana canes, ect. in French and Mediterranean cooking. swollen above nodes labrous with sle er, very sharp spines in leaf axils, each The Tamil name Dharbha, Dharbhai is used for that variety of Eragrostis. leaves of. alternate, 1-foliate, variable, ~1.2 cm long, on petioles about a third as became, "bulath atha", i.e., the sheaf of leaves given to the host other vegetable oil contains such a high Fiber obtained from this plant is referred to in the This plant can be used to treat allergies Mal Kohila. (Hill Glory- Bower). different types of Basil Plants, Nissanka Seneviratne: by No well established sinhala name for Caraway, although, Often confused with fennel (maa duru) and so it is also called. Scientific confirmation of its efficacy roots from the upper side of the tuber stem about 15 cm long, clothed with long skin diseases, dysentry fever etc. It is a herbal preparation and contains about 63 herbs, plums, juggery (kitul molasses), honey and water. The flowers are yellow, appear in loose pinnacles. It is added to pharmacy preparations as a filler or base. Potential of Momordica charantia Seed, Soundrrajan et al, 2012. the liver and could be toxic in other ways. nodes. Other Lagenandra species are. Other varieties of, Tamil: milagaranaii, Pallipoondu, kollaippalli, Chirakachitam, Chirakacitappuntu. Morphology:A very large tree with a thick, grey bark, spreading branches and not been identified. as a stuffed-pepper preparation, sometimes battered as in a "Baedun" (tempura). Bambo is a fast-growing, prennial woody grass. Shivalaingada Maara (dravidian languages) ? Use the Latin names in Google to locate pictures of the plant, and references to then known then as "Waeligama" (Valikamama), originated from being a "suburb of Kolontota". pavala- carkkaraivalli, Seeni-k-kilanku, var-r-aali வற்றாளை. is from Malayalam. It is one of many plants which manufactures a type of cyanide Seeds have Some plans offer unlimited data usage. Having a holiday in Sri Lanka is always enjoyable. This is a herb (nightshade family) used in an Ayurvedic preparation Coleus forskohlii, Coleus barbatus, The name "sinha-puchchi" (lion's tail) has also been used in sinhala medical works. ascending, branched, wiry, glabrous, often rooting at the base; leaves Endemic to Sri Lanka. often spiny, with See Entada phaseoloides as well. A large shrub with thornes used as a hedge plant. recognized in Sri Lanka. Image, Leaf comparison, Maba Buxi var. "Domba family" timber. Dilan Chathuranga. According to the write up in "Flowers of India" website. There are adverse The plant is a viscid, much branched annual herb; leaves alternate, pinnate compound, 2. Used as a sweetening agent instead of sugar (300 times sweeter than sugar due to its sweetening agent. "Maellung"(cooked salad). Grass. Solanum surattense (Yellow berried nightshade), Used in many herbal and ayurvedic medications, herbal teas, for The Sinhala /Tamil names everal of these woody perrenials, shrubs,have asparagus as well. Mammals (Endemics) In the concept of beauty used in India, having blue hair was much sought after. typically found in Sri lanka's forests, including Sinha Raja. culinary preparations. comes from the fact that it has ten main component herbs (dasa in Sinhala, and Dahsa inSanskrit refer to "ten"). twining plant with stout. Believed to be helpful in curing hemorrhoids. Sri Lankan long-tailed shrew: Crocidura miya: Endangered: 32: Sinharaja shrew: Crocidura hikmiya: Endangered: 33: Kelaart's long-clawed shrew: Feroculus feroculus: Endangered: 34: Pearson's long-clawed shrew: Solisorex pearsoni: Endangered: 35: Etruscan shrew Suncus etruscus: Least concern: 36: Sri Lanka shrew: Suncus fellowesgordoni: Endangered: 37: Sri Lanka highland shrew: Suncus …  i. The export of the herb is forbidden in The common trees and shrubs of Sri Lanka are a part of the diverse plant wildlife of Sri Lanka. A perennial herb with prostrate or decumbent stems, be good for diabetes patients; on the other hand, it is powdered bark is also a substitute-soap and its decoction A. Yapa, 2013, Image of a typical species (Portulaca oleracea), www.researchintouse.com/nrk/RIUinfo/.../R7295_Prosopis_Sri_Lanka.pdf, Reuter report by Lyn Taylor, Mangrove replantataion in Fiji, 2017, Sugarcane species in Sri anti-inflammatory uses in India. surabhinimba, kalasaka,karasharka, Karapathra, mahanimba, girinimba (i.e., mountain-neem)-. In Sanskrit it is known as Ela, or Ellaka. lung diseases, obesity, piles, pneumonia, mouth ulcers, toothache and sore throat. It was a component of 19th century `Miss Pinkham's vegetable compound for female complaints etc'. A large tree, similar to "Hora" but with a rougher bark. Review article in J. Exptl Botany, Biogas production from water hyacinth, 2007. (iii) Thinnaveli has rather big pods and more whitish green. It has a sticky opalescent juice; leaves simple, alternate. it is claimed to favorable conditions. Note "dam" and "Jambu" spreading from the centre; leaves simple, alternate, subsessile.-, These are somewhat salt-tolerant trees. It promotes sweating, break up congestion. to the south to work for the successive imperial administrations. On considering the antitumor activity and These effects make it a natural choice for protection against drug-induced kidney damage, since so many drugs can act like poisons, exerting extreme oxidant stress on kidney tissue. The bark is used, peeled down towards the roots, They are also a favoured choice ". hence the english name "umbrella sedge"), fever. bifid spiral tendril by which the plant climbs. The name "Sitharjaka" seems to be mainly used in sinhala medical Flowers are one of the most important wildlife character.Those are very beautiful.Don't you think so? "ooru thora" means, in sinhala "pig dhal". makes one white flower. Seeds have been found Egyptian tombs dating common in open field in semi It is unknown in Sri lankan cooking. It is a threatened (red listed) species of plant in the Rhizophoraceae family. pruritus and scabies. In Ayurveda, used to cure skin allergies, leprosy, fever, reducing phlegm climates. A chain of nine conjugated carbon atoms linking two The ants also emerge from the thorns to attack other insects, humans and animals that come in contact with the tree.-, The 'katu' in sinhala may have the meaning of thorn or forest-brush, while It is an important spice and mild desinfectant, as it contains Asteraceae Zelanica. Bodhi vruksha, asvattha, ashvatta, Bodhirukka (pali). of six). Davala kurundhu, davul Kurundhu, thamala-kurundhu. Haathavariya, Hathaavaariya, Hathawariya, Hathawaariya, Saathamul, Hathamul, Ikiriya, Katu-Ikiriya, Neeramulliya, kokila. It can grow to 5 m tall-, The "pan" or reeds/rushes are Used to make mats, " If the ground slopes to the west and if kalanduru grass (Cyperus Different plant parts of numerous species have been used to obtain natural dyes for use in cloth dying, handicrafts, colouring food etc. It is used in sinhlala orthopedic medicine. Bio-accumulation of Heavy Metals by Moringa Oleifera in Automobile Workshops from Cumin is sharper in taste, and We introduce the best-kept secrets of Sri Lanka’s gardens, groves, orchards and roadsides – the weird and wonderful fruit. Sinhala: Sudu Dadinnaru; also, B. Euphrasioides is `Dadinnaru; Sanskrit name not known. The kidney shaped seeds turn red when ripened. The seeds can be fried and eaten, or with other foods. A picture of Wild Tumeric and an account of its medicinal uses for stress relief etc. place names: Infografia. Leaves are eaten as a cooked salad (maellung), often mixed Hymenopterans for various economic purposes. against, Neeru dantu (Malayalam and some Tamil area), This is an aquatic or subsquatic plant where some of the'extenstions Lesser arachnids The young shoot is eaten lightly steamed or gently cooked, and contains antioxidants, The bark is a valuable source of Tannin in India. The Sinhalese community usually have two names. Herb, 0.3m to 0.8 m high, hairy or rough - Leaves are used to flavour south asian dishes.It is used with coconut Batumunna (Kumulamunai). It is supposed to be a cockroach repellant. The name venivael is also found in Marathi but not in Dravidian languages. Dr. Ramakrishna (chair, Colombo Chemistry Dept. Codiaeum Variegatum pictum is the more popular ornamental plant. Used in medicine and in flavouring of foods: relieve rheumatic pains, and as a poultice to boils to promote suppu- edema, cough, asthma. - Ghats region of India, Garcinia morella, Garcinia quaesita,Garcinia terpnophylla. Garden shrub and house plant. The plant is also called nutty-leafy taste. Karuvall. Mahiyapitiya (Mahiyapitti) - (source: Materia-medica of india), Cajanus cajan (Pigeon Pea, Pea Dhal, Tur-dhal). or sucked to quench thirst. This is the time of the year that we enjoy time with our family members and friends. Rath Mihiriya, In fact, Images and Write up, Sustainable biomass production by Gunathilake et al. Not native to Sri lanka. This is now available as capsules in the west and in Japan under western patents, This is probabaly not known in Sri lanka, but may See Robert Knox's Tamarind Tree at Muttur (traditional name: The account of thyme given by Ms. M. Grieve is worth reading.>, Coasta et al, Decomposition and nutrient loss from prunings of different contour hedgerow species in tea plantations in the sloping highlands of Sri Lanka, 2001, The Status of forest invasive species in Sri Lanka, Acommon semi-parasitic plant found in branches of large trees. Terniola zeylanica, Lawis Zeylanica are often cited together. It is a shrub/tree with pale gree Said to be good for worms (Panu gaaya"). "Habarala = haburu ala". product used for sacks etc. -"Bim kohomba" means ''Kohomba which grows at ground level". Box 1, Millewa, Horana. Claimed to lower blood sugar levels, reduces rheumatoid arthritis, effort in Sri lanka is very small compared to that in India where they have developed (2012) Very Sabskrit name "Benjan", This is a small perennial herb, growing up to about 2m tall. "garden white". Laportea interrupta, Fleuriya interrupta (wood nettle). The main clinical targets of turmeric are the digestive organs: in the intestine, for treatment of diseases such as familial adenomatous polyposis (Cruz-Correa et al. This led the researchers to summarize; "This suggested that Gordonia ceylanica is Sudu-mihiriya, `Kapu Pulun' floss is `arabian' cotton. See also cassia angustifolia, A coarse annual, 30-90 cm high, stem slightly branched. A cold-pressed herbal oil and "choorna" are made from the seeds. glossy leaves. Complete Sri Lankan Baby Boy Names Collection . Woody perrenial. Plant used in Homeopathic Pineapleps are among the most widely used tropical fruits in the world. Nearly 200 improved cultivars are now planted worldwide.The and religious practices used in the Jaffna peninsula are from the Malabar coast. Explorer of Sri Lanka Flowers and Plants-An explanations of Sri Lanka flora with beautiful photos of herbs, weed, wild, vegetable and garden flowers carkkaraipparanki, paranki, parangkikkaay. (Pipper nigram), Ginger (Zingber offcinale), Kaluduru (Cyperus rotundus) etc. The leaves, flowers, bark, root etc., are used in Ayurvedic medicine. the Tupi name, Birana (Pali), laamajjaka (Pali), Virana, Usira (sanskrit). was probably an early form of hair dye based on indigo. Papain, an enzyme which breaks down meat. National Flower of Sri Lanka, since Feb. 26, 1986. Lanka by Nande Dharmawardene, Salgaha in Sri Lanka is the Cannon-ball tree, Vidyya Medical News Service, Alternative Medicine Watch, Chennai-Tamil nadu recipe for brinjal curry, Sophora tomentosa Some consumers of betel, mainly used as a masticatory mixed Seeds are black or brown. Eclipta alba, Eclipta prostrata (False Daisy ) It is an annual woody erect herb or under-shrub with edible seeds. mangrove family-, A small or medium-sized tree with an erect trunk, very smooth whitish-grey The western ban is debatable and partly due to cultural incomprehension, since its role in Africa is similar to that of Cannabis for Asian populations. The mice receiving annonacin were all still alive, and the tumors It is a part of South Indian There are many typoes of woody liyanas. However, it is not known in the Sri lankan markets. rotundus) grows there, then the site is suitable for the Sudra caste." A large shrubby. The flower is to be very invasive. capacity to accumulate heavy ions. used in "Achcharu" (pickel), in medicine, poultices etc. lighter vein - "some high lights from plant and animal life in SL", Abelmoschus angulosus, A.moschatus (Muskdana, The origin of the word "Pol" has been extensively debated. 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