Dillenia triquetra

Common name in Sri Lanka is DiyaPara tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Diya para
Botanical Name  Dillenia triquetra
Origin of species  Endemic
Family  Dilleniaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V6
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 218
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -23g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -6-30 cm
-Width -4-19 cm
Conservation Status  Critically endangered
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Round
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Moist loam soils
Impact on Soil
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses
Economic Importance  Medicine, timber
Distribution  Low country wet zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  Throughout the year
Flower Color  White
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit