Axinandra zeylanica

Axinandra zeylanica Axinandra zeylanica Axinandra zeylanica

Axinandra zeylanica - A medium sized to large tree. Leaves elliptic-ovate to elliptic to lanceolate, 6 – 25 X 3.5 – 11 cm, basally rounded to somewhat cordate, acuminate to shortly caudate and acute at the very apex, coriaceous, dark green and shining above, paler beneath. Inflorescence spike-like, sometimes axillary but generally terminally solitary or 2 – 5 together, flowers white. Fruit a woody capsule. Seeds oblong, flat, produced into a large apical wings.

Scientific Name Axinandra zeylanica
Family Name MELASTOMACEAE
English Name
Local Name Kekiriwara (කැකිරිවරා)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Vulnerable (NCS 2012)
Status Endemic
Edible Parts None

Axinandra zeylanica Axinandra zeylanica Axinandra zeylanica

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