Chanduni Bootawatta

Ahu (අහු), noni, beach mulberry, and cheese fruit

Syn.: Morinda citrifolia var. typica Domin

Family: Rubiaceae

Description: It features large, dark green, glossy leaves, and small, tubular, white flowers that mature into distinctive, knobby, oblong fruits… Číst více

Kanafuru, Zobo pepper

Syn.: Caryophyllus aromaticus L., Eugenia aromatica (L.) Baillon, Myrtus caryophyllus Spreng., Jambosa caryophyllus (Thunb.) Nied., Eugenia caryophyllus (Spreng.) Bullock & S.G. Harrison, Eugenia caryophyllata Thunb., Caryophyllus hortensis Noronha, Caryophyllus silvestris Teijsm. ex Hassk.

Family: Myrtaceae… Číst více

Cattley guava, cherry guava

Syn.: Psidium littorale Raddi

Family: Myrtaceae

Description: The leaves are glossy, oval-shaped, and dark green, often tinged with red when young. The tree produces small, white flowers with prominent stamens, which bloom intermittently… Číst více

Kapuruwalliya (කපුරුවල්ලිය ), Country Borage, Cuban oregano or Indian borage

Syn: Coleus amboinicus Lour., Coleus aromaticus Benth.

Family: Lamiaceae

Description: Its succulent, aromatic leaves are fuzzy and fleshy, featuring prominent veins and serrated edges. The stems are… Číst více

Peppercorn, Piper, Black peppercorn

Family: Piperaceae

Description: Its glossy, heart-shaped leaves grow alternately on the vine, while small, white flowers with spiked clusters emerge in clusters along the stem. The fruit of Piper nigrum is known as a… Číst více

Resurrection Lily, Lesser Galangal, Sand Ginger, Inguru piyali (ඉඟුරු පියළි )

Family: Zingiberaceae

Description: It features lance-shaped leaves with prominent veining and grows from rhizomes, producing clusters of fragrant flowers typically in shades of pink or white. The… Číst více

Adulsa, Vasaka, Adathodai

Syn.: Adhatoda vasica Nees

Family: Acanthaceae

Description: It is a perennial shrub with lance-shaped leaves arranged oppositely along the stems, featuring prominent veins and a slightly serrated margin. The plant produces clusters of small, tubular… Číst více

Jak, Nangka

Syn.: Artocarpus brasiliensis Ortega, Artocarpus integrifolius auct., Artocarpus maximus Blanco, Artocarpus nanca Noronha, Artocarpus philippensis Lam.

Family: Moraceae

Description: Artocarpus heterophyllus is a tropical tree known for its large, glossy green leaves, which are… Číst více

Nika, Sudu Nika, Nil Nika, Nirgundi

Family: Lamiaceae

Description: The leaves are compound, consisting of five leaflets arranged in a palmate pattern, with serrated edges and a characteristic aromatic scent when crushed. The plant produces small clusters of… Číst více

Honduran mahogany, Honduras mahogany, or big-leaf mahogany

Syn.: Swietenia belizensis Lundell, Swietenia candollei Pittier, Swietenia krukovii Gleason, Swietenia macrophylla var. marabaensis Ledoux & Lobato, Swietenia tessmannii Harms

Family: Meliaceae

Description: The bark of the mahogany tree is… Číst více