Litsea glutinosa

Common name in Sri Lanka is Bomi tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Bomi
Botanical Name  Litsea glutinosa
Origin of species  Native
Family  Lauraceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V5
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  185
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -1.7 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -12-18 cm
-Width -3-4 cm
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Spreading
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap root
Preferred Soils
Impact on Soil
Salinity tolerance
Human uses  Bark
Economic Importance  Medicine, timber
Distribution  Low country and intermediate zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time
Flower Color
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit