What are weeds in Sri Lanka?
Major aquatic weeds of Sri Lanka include Water Hyacinth, Salvinia, Ipomoea aquatica Forssk., Hydrilla [Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle] and Myriophyllum L. spp.
What is Shikakai called in Sinhala?
|Botanical Names, (English)||Sinhala||Tamil|
|Acacia chundra, Acasia sundra||Kihiri, Rat Kihiriya||karangali|
|Acacia concinna, Acacia hooperiana, Acacia sinuata (Soap-pod) Family: Fabaceae, or mimosaceae (Touch-me-not family) Image and write up||Seenidda||cikkay, Shikakai|
What plants grow in Sri Lanka?
Amazing Plant Life To Discover In Sri Lanka’s Southern Forests & Local Villages
- Mee (Madhuca longifolia)
- Batadomba (Syzygium paniculatum)
- Kenda (Macaranga peltata)
- Kosdel (Artocarpus altilis)
- Pelang (Bhesa ceylanica)
- Weralu (Elaeocarpus serratus)
- Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum)
- Bomi (Litsea glutinosa)
What are the example of weeds?
Weed species are either broadleaf or grassy type. A few examples of broadleaf weeds are clover, dandelion, and purslane. Some examples of grassy type weeds are nutsedge, pampas grass, and bermuda grass. Weeds can be further divided into annuals, biennials, and perennials.
What is Tulsi in Sinhala?
Vernacular Name: Sinhala: Maduruthala; Eng: Holy Basil; Indian: Tulasi, Vishnu priya. Description: Tulsi is a branched, fragrant and erect herb having hair all over. It attains a height of about 75 to 90 cm when mature.
What is chamomile in Sinhala?
සුවඳැති පැලෑටියක් DESCRIPTIONS for ‘Camomile’ Eurasian plant apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis.
Which plant is a Speciality of Sri Lanka?
Rice production is the most important economic activity of Sri Lanka’s peasantry. Since independence there has been an impressive increase of paddy production.
Where can I learn about Sri Lanka’s flora and fauna?
Sri Lanka is a rare treasure of flora and fauna – the local names of plants etc., are the links of the ecology to the land’s socio-culture, and its people. Learn it, enjoy it, and protect it. Aruni Weerasinghe, Botany of Crops available from the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University.
What are some of the best books on botany in Sri Lanka?
Aruni Weerasinghe, Botany of Crops available from the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University. Other recent publications of interest to Sri Lankan readers. M. D. Dassanayake and F. R. Fosberg, Eds. A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon. Henry Trimen: Flora of Ceylon; 1893 Roy. Bot. Gdns, P’deniya.
What is special about Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is a rare treasure of flora and fauna – the local names of plants etc., are the links of the ecology to the land’s socio-culture, and its people. Learn it, enjoy it, and protect it.