Wild Flowers Observed at Wilpattu National Park Photo Gallery

* Endemic

  1. Abelmoschus ficulneus White Wild Musk Mallow (E)
  2. Abrus precatorius Rosary Pea (E) Olinda (S)
  3. Abutilon pannosum  Ragged Mallow (E),
  4.  Adenia hondala Poisonous Passion (E) Hondala (S)
  5. Ageratum conyzoides Goat Weed, White Weed (E), Hulan Tala (S)
  6. Asparagus racemosus Shatawari Plant (E) Heen Hatahwariya  (S)
  7. Asystasia gangetica Chinese Violet (E) Puruk (S)
  8. Atalantia ceylanica  Ceylon Atalantia (E) Yakinaran (S) Yak Dehi (S)
  9. Bacopa monnieri Waterhyssop (E) Lunu-wila (S)
  10. Barleria mysorensis Katu-nelu (S)
  11. Barleria prionitis Katu Karandu (S)
  12. Bauhinia tomentosa Yellow Orchid Tree (E) Yellow Bell Bauhinia (E) Kaha Pethan (S)
  13. Benkara malabarica Pudan (S) Kannada (E)
  14. Biophytum nervifolium Little Tree plant (E) Sensitive Plant (E)
  15. Blepharis maderaspatensis Creeping Bleparis (E)
  16. Cadaba trifoliate Indian Cadaba (E)
  17. Caesalpinia bonducella Gray Nicker (E) Bonduc Nut (E) Kumburu (S)
  18. Canavalia virosa Sword Bean (E) Jack Bean (E) Mudu Awara (S)
  19. Capparis brevispina Indian Caper (E) Wal Dehi, Wellangiriya (S)
  20. Carissa spinarum Bush Plum (E) Conkerberry (E), Heen Karamba (s)
  21. Cassia fistula Golden Shower Tree (E) Ehela (S)
  22. Catunaregam spinosa Common Emetic (E) Emetic Nut (E) Kukuruman (S)
  23. Centranthera indica Swamp Foxglove (E) Dutu Sathutu (S)
  24. Ceriscoides turgida Cofee Flower (E) Kopi Mal (S) Pita Madu (S)
  25. Chamaecrista kleinii Bim Siyambala (S)
  26. Chromolaena odorata Siam Weed (E) Devil Weed (E) Podi Singgo Maran (S)
  27. Cissus quadrangularis Devil's Backbone (E)
  28. Commelina diffusa Climbing Dayflower (E) Gira Pala (S)
  29. Connarus monocarpus Indian Zeebra Wood (E) Radaliya (S)
  30. Crataeva adansonii  Lunu Warna (S) 
  31. Crinum defixum Ker Gawl (E) Heen-tolabo (S)
  32. Crinum zeylanicum Beautiful Crinum (E) Goda Manel (S)
  33. Crossandra infundibuliformis Fire Cracker Flower (E)
  34. Crotalaria laburnifolia Bird Flower (E) Yak-beriya (S)
  35. Crotalaria medicaginea  Rattlepod (E), Adanahiriya (S)  
  36. Crotalaria pallida Smooth Rattlebox (E) Andanahiriya (S)
  37. Crotalaria retusa Wedge-leafed Rattlepod (E) Kaha Andanahiriya (S)
  38. Crotalaria verrucosa Blue Rattlepod (E) Nil Andanahiriya (S)
  39. Curculigo trichocarpa Maha Bim Thal (S)
  40. Curcuma oligantha Wild Tumeric (E)
  41. Cycas nathorstii  Cycas (E) Madu (S)
  42. Dendrophthoe falcate Honey Suckel Misletoe (E) Pilila (S)
  43. Dendrophthoe ligulatus (Thwaites) Tiegh Pilila (S)*
  44. Derris benthamii Han-Kala Wel (S) 
  45. Derris parviflora  Sudu Kala Wel (S)
  46. Dichrostachys cinerea Sickelbush (E) Bell Mimosa (E) Katu Andara (S)
  47. Dolichos trilobus Wal Dambala (S) Wild Wing Bean (E)
  48. Dopatrium Junceum Horsefly’s Eye (E) Bim Savan (S)
  49. Dopatrium nudicaule Small Horsefly’s Eye (E) Heen Bim Savan (S)
  50. Drosera burmannii  Tropical Sundew (E)   Watessa (S)
  51. Drosera indica Indian Sundew (E) Kandulessa (S)
  52. Dyschoriste litoralis Purple Twinflower (E)
  53. Ecbolium ligustrinum Green Shrimp Plant (E)
  54. Eriocaulon sp Pipeworts (E) Kok Mota (S)
  55. Eugenia bracteata Thambiliya  (S)
  56. Euphorbia antiquorum Indian Spurge (E) Daluk (S)
  57. Evolvulus alsinoides Dwaf Morning Glory (E) Visnu-kranti (S)
  58. Exacum petiolare Binara (S)
  59. Gloriosa superba Flame Lily (E) Glory Lily (E) Niyangala (S)
  60. Gmelina asiatica Asiatic Bushbeech (E) Demata (S)
  61. Grewia orientalis Wel- keeliya (S), Wel-mediya (S)
  62. Helicteres isora Indian Screw Tree (E) Liniya (S)
  63. Heliotropium indicum Indian Heliotrope (E) Eth Honda (S)
  64. Hibiscus eriocarpus Maple-leaved Mallow (E) Kapukinissa (S) Wal Wada (S)
  65. Hibiscus furcatus Napiritta (S)
  66. Hibiscus micranthus Tiny Flower Hibiscus (E) Bebila (S)
  67. Hibiscus surattensis Bush Sorrel (E) Wild Sour (E) Heen Napiritta
  68. Hugonia mystax Climbing Flax (E) Gini Kitiya (S) Bu Getiya (S)
  69. Hybanthus enneaspermus Spade Flower (E)
  70. Impatiens oppositifolia Rosmary Leaved Balsam (E)
  71. Ipomoea sepiaria Purple Heart Glory (E)
  72. Ipomoea tridentata Good Night Flower (E)
  73. Ixora coccinea Flame of the Forest (E) Rath Mal (S)
  74. Ixora thwaitesii White Jungle Flame (E), Sudu Rath Mal (S)
  75. Ixora jucunda Wild Pink Ixora (E), Wal Rath Mal (S)*
  76. Jasminum angustifolium Wild Jasmin (E Wal-pichcha (S)
  77. Jasminum auriculatum Indian Jasmin (E)
  78. Jucticia betonica Squirrel’s Tail (E) Sudu Puruk (S)
  79. Jucticia procumbens Water Willow (E), Mayani (S)
  80. Klenia grandiflora Common Fleshy Ragweed (E), Deer’s Ear (E)
  81. Lantana camara Common Lantana (E) Ganda Pana (S)
  82. Leonotis nepetifolia Lions Ear (E) Maha-yakwanassa (S)
  83. Leucas biflora Two Flowered Leucas (E) Geta Thumba (S)
  84. Leucas zeylanica Ceylon Slitwort (E) Geta Thumba (S)
  85. Limnophila aquatic Giant Ambulia (E) Asian Marshweed (E) Reewul-Puruk-Wila (S) 
  86. Limnophyton obtussifolium Arrow Head (E) Sudu Diya Habarala (S)
  87. Lindernia ciliate Fringed False Pimpernal (E)
  88. Lindernia pusilla Tiny Slitwort (E)
  89. Lindernia srilankana Sri Lankan Pimpernal (E) *
  90. Ludwigia perennis Prennial Water Primerose (E), Piduruwella (S)
  91. Martynia annua Cats Claw (E)Naga Dharana (S)
  92. Memecylon umbellatum Ironwood (E) Kora Kaha (S)
  93. Mimosa pudica Sensitive Plant (E) Nidi Kumba (S)
  94. Mitracarpus hirtus Tropical Girdlepod (E)
  95. Monochoria vaginalis Oval-leafed Pondweed (E) Diya Habarala (S)
  96. Munronia pinnata King of Bitters (E) Bim Kohomba (S)
  97. Murdannia spirata Asiatic Dewflower (E) Thana Pala (S)
  98. Nymphoides indica Water Snowflake(E) Kumudu (S)
  99. Ochna lanceolata Mal-kera (S)
  100. Ochna obtusata Bird’s Eye Bush (E) Gal Kela (S)
  101. Orthosiphon thymiflorus Chilantippatam (E)
  102. Osbeckia zeylanica Ceylon Osbeckia (E) Lanka Bovitiya (S) 
  103. Pancratium biflorum Forest Spider Lily (E) Wal-lunu (S)
  104. Pancratium zeylanicum Ceylon Spider Lily (E) Wal Lunu (S)
  105. Pavetta gleniei Ivory Flower (E) Ela Terena, Gas Hambella (S)
  106. Pedalium murex Large Caltrops (E) Eth Nerenchi (S)
  107. Pentapetes phoenicea Scarlet Mallow (E) Bandu-vada (S)
  108. Phoenix pusilla Indi (S) Ceylon Wild Date Palm (E)
  109. Plumbago zeylanica Ceylon Leadwort (E) Wild Plumbago(E)  Ela Nithol(S)
  110. Pseuderanthemum latifolium Malabar False Eranthamum (E)
  111. Rhinacanthus polonnaruwensis Snake Jasmin (E) Anitta (S)
  112. Sansevieria zeylanica Ceylon Bowstring Hemp (E) Niyanda (S)
  113. Sarcostemma brunonianum Caustic Bush (E) Muwakeeriya (S)
  114. Scadoxus multiflorus/ Haemanthus African Blood Lily (E)
  115. Senna auriculata Tanners Cassia (E) Avaram Senna (E) Ranawara (S)
  116. Sida cordifolia Country Malllow (E) Wal Bevila (S)
  117. Sida cuneifolia Coppery False Fanpetals (E)
  118. Sopubia delphinifolia Common Sopubia (E)
  119. Stenosiphonium cordifolium Bu-nelu, Nelu (S)
  120. Striga angustifolia White Witcheweed (E)
  121. Syzygium cumini  Madan (S)
  122. Tephrosia purpurea Wild Indigo (E) Fish Poison (E) Kathuru Pila (S)
  123. Tephrosia villosa Wild Indigo (E) Bu-pila (S)
  124. Trichosanthes cucumerina Common Fringed-flower Vine (E) Wal Kekiri (S)
  125. Tridax procumbens Coat Buttons (E) Wathu Sudu (S)
  126. Uvaria zeylanica Palanga (S) Palu-Kan (S)
  127. Veronia cinerea Little Ironweed (E), Monara Kudumbiya (S).
  128. Vicoa indica Ray Flower (E) Ran Hiriya (S)
  129. Xyris sp. Yellow-eyed Grass (E) Ran Manissa (S) pauciflora or complanata
  130. Zornia gibbosa Grasslike Zornia (E)