Monday, December 30, 2019

Pogostemon rupestris

An endemic annual herb grows under shade close to streams in the montane and sub montane forests from 1200 to 2400 m elevations. Flowering from February to July. 

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Violet (Viola betonicifolia)

Rather common native herb of montane to sub montane areas in the wet zone from 1000 to 2000 m elevations. Flowering and fruiting from February to April.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Dicliptera neesii

An endemic prostrate herb grows among grasses in under shade of secondary dry lowland forests. Often occurs close to streams. Flowering from May to August.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Blumea hieracifolia

An indigenous perennial herb growing in patana grasslands, roadsides and forest margins above 1000 m a.s.l. Flowering from October to May. The variety flexuosa is endemic to the Sri Lanka and it occurs in two forms (yellow - flowered and purple - flowered)

Monday, December 16, 2019