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Common Name : Purple Twinflower     -       Scientific Name : Dyschoriste litoralis (Acantheceae)      
Wilachchiya to Thekkama
05/22/2016
Wilachchiya to Thekkama
05/22/2016
Wilachchiya to Thekkama
05/22/2016
Wilachchiya to Thekkama
05/22/2016

This is a species found in Sri Lanka and peninsula India. It is a rare species found in the northern and Northwestern parts of the island and is synonymous with Dyschoriste madurensis.

The conservation status of this species is regarded as “Vulnerable” (National Red List 2012).

In Wilpattu I observed this species between Wilachchiya and Thekkama growing in an open sandy glade.