Eriocaulon ceylanicum

Eriocaulon ceylanicum Eriocaulon ceylanicum Eriocaulon ceylanicum

Eriocaulon ceylanicum - Perennial forming dense tussock. Scapes solitary in each leaf-cluster, well exceeding the leaves, (10-) 15 – 45 cm high, 0.7 – 1 mm in diameter, 6 – 7-ribbed; sheaths expanded at the mouth, oblique slit, acute. Capitulum hemispherical becoming depressed-globose, pure white or greyish tinged. Flowers 3-merous there arrangement variable but often the large peripheral flowers female. Seeds 0.7 – 0.8 mm long, broadly ellipsoid, pale to mid brown.

Scientific Name Eriocaulon ceylanicum
Family Name ERIOCAULACEAE
English Name
Local Name Kokmota (කාෙක්මාෙට)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Endangered (2012 NCS)
Status Endemic
Edible Parts None

Eriocaulon ceylanicum Eriocaulon ceylanicum Eriocaulon ceylanicum

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