Rainforest Tree / Plant List

Below are some of Sri Lanka's Rainforest Trees/Plants, most of which are endemic. Our goal is to source these plants through plant nurseries and grow them in the wet-zone with close proximity to Rainforests. If you have questions, comments or can supply these plants sustainably, plese contact RainforestProtectors@gmail.com

හොර - Hora (Dipterocarpus zeylanicus)
Status: Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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බූ හොර - Bu Hora (Dipterocarpus hispidus)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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වල් දෙල් - Wal Del (Artocarpus nobilis)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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ඇටඹ - Atamba (Mangifera zeylanica)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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බදුල්ල - Badulla (Semecarpus acuminata, Semecarpus walkeri)
Status: Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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දියපර - Diyapara (Dillenia triquetra)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka
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දියතාලිය - Diyataliya (Mastixia tetrandra)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka

දොරණ - Dorana / Dhorana (Dipterocarpus glandulosus)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka

ගල් වෙරළු - Gal weralu (Elaeocarpus subvillosus)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka

ගොඩපර - Godapara (Dillenia retusa)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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හල් - Hal (Vateria copallifera)
Status: Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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කැකුණ - Kekuna (Canarium zeylanicum)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka

කිරිහැඹිලිය - Kiri hembiliya (Palaquium grande)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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නවද - Navada (Shorea stipularis)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka
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පෙලෙන් - Pelen (Bhesa ceylanica)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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රුක් - Ruk (Horsfieldia iryaghedhi)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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රත් බෙරලිය - Rath Beraliya (Hopea jucunda)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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දුන් - Dun (Shorea zeylanica)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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රතු දුන් - Rathu Dun (Shorea pallescens)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka

තිනිය දුන් - Thiniya dun (Shorea trapezifolia)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka
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බෙරලිය දුන් - Beraliya Dun (Shorea affinis)
Status: Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka Photo

යකහලු දුන් - Yakahalu Dun (Shorea dyeri)
Status: Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka

යකහලු - Yakahalu or Piniberiliya (Doona ovalifolia)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka

කලුමැදිරිය - Kalumediriya (Diospyros quaesita)
Status: Endangered
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