Homalium ceylanicum

Common name in Sri Lanka is Liyan tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Liyan
Botanical Name  Homalium ceylanicum
Origin of species  Native
Family  Salicaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 129
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -0.5 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -6-18 cm
-Width -2.5 cm
-Texture -Smooth
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Spreading
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep root
Preferred Soils
Impact on Soil
Salinity tolerance
Human uses
Economic Importance  Timber
Distribution  Wet zone low and mid country
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time
Flower Color  White
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit