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|
|Local Name||Kokmota (කාෙක්මාෙට)|
|Conservation Status||Endangered (2012 NCS)|