Wednesday, June 27, 2018

ජීවන්ති [Jeewanthi] (Leptadenia reticulata)

Common native shrub or twiner grows in deciduous scrub and forest edges of the dry zone.  Flowering from July to October. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

රතු වා [Rathu wa]/Ceylon cassia/Red cassia (Cassia roxburghii)

Common native tree of the dry zone. Often cultivated as an ornamental. The wood is used for handles of tools, hubs of wheels etc. 

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Cyphostemma trilobata [Syn: Cissus trilobata]

Common native liane of forest edges, roadsides and hedgerows in wet and intermediate zones, usually at low altitudes. Flowering from July to January.