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

Hora (Dipterocarpus zeylanicus)
Status: Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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Bu Hora (Dipterocarpus hispidus)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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Wal Del (Artocarpus nobilis)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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Diyapara (Dillenia triquetra)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka
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Diyataliya (Mastixia tetrandra)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka

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

Galmora (Pometia eximia)
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Gal weralu (Elaeocarpus subvillosus)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka

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

Kiri hembiliya (Palaquium grande)
Status: Vulnerable
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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Navada (Shorea stipularis)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka
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Rath Beraliya (Hopea jucunda)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka
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Ratu-Dun (Shorea pallescens)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka

Thiniya dun (Shorea trapezifolia)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to South-West Sri Lanka
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Yakahalu or Piniberiliya (Doona ovalifolia)
Status: Critically Endangered
Endemic to Sri Lanka

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