Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cyathea crinita

Binomial Name: Cyathea crinita
Sinhala: ගිනිහොට[Ginihota]

Cyathea crinita is a tree fern restricted to Western Ghats of India and Sri Lanka. Grows in cool and wet places. In Sri lanka mostly found in Nuwaraeliya district where the elevation above the sea level is greater than 1500m. IUCN Red list status is 'Endangered'.

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