Pandanus ceylanicus

Pandanus ceylanicus  Pandanus ceylanicus  Pandanus ceylanicus

Pandanus ceylanicus - Erect or ascending or partly prostrate shrubs, stems emitting slender prop-roots up to 40 x 1.5 cm. Stems pale-greyish-tan, annulate by leafscars about 1-1.5 cm apart, main trunk reaching 2-3 m in length, up to about 6 cm in width. Leafy branches 1.5-4 cm diameter, leafscars 1.5-4 mm apart. Leaves generally curved, mostly 60-120 cm long, 2-3.5 cm wide; prickles at the base of the leaf 3-5 mm long; greenish-white.

Scientific Name Pandanus ceylanicus
Family Name PANDANACEAE
English Name
Local Name O keiya
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Endemic
Edible Parts none

Pandanus ceylanicus  Pandanus ceylanicus  Pandanus ceylanicus

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