guide to the mangrove flora of Sri Lanka

  • 64 Pages
  • 0.76 MB
  • English
WHT Publications , [Colombo]
Other titlesMangrove flora of Sri Lanka, Mangroves of Sri Lanka
StatementPadma K. de Silva, Mangala de Silva.
ContributionsDe Silva, Mangala, 1944-
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p., xxiv p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16304940M
ISBN 109559114379
LC Control Number2007394338

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A mangrove ecosystem is composed of various fauna and flora, but the mangrove plant is the most important component. Mangrove refers to one of any number of plants from various taxonomical families that grow in marshy, briny, brackish, or other types of coastal waters.

For physiological reasons, these are limited to smallish trees and shrubs. The present work is based on authors eleven years of field experience covering different mangrove systems. The book presents a field identification key to species of Mangroves and associates.

Reference Books The following books are of relevance to those who wish to pursue in more depth the taxonomic issues of oriental birds. Henry, G.M.

() A Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka. Third Edition. Revised and expanded by Thilo. Hoffmann, Deepal Warakagoda and Upali Ekanayake. Oxford University Press, Delhi. This book has been designed for all people who are interested in mangroves: casual observers, dedicated botanists, and, of course, those who are involved in mangrove rehabilitation activities in Indonesia.

This Handbook is a practical guide that does not require any special botanical knowledge of plant classification.

nurseries, restoration of mangrove forests in lagoons and estuaries, training community leaders, educating, developing and improving skills and attitudes of villagers who are residence of nearby mangroves on, ‘mangrove conservation’ [3].

Figure 1: a) Distribution of mangroves in Sri Lanka and b) Learning about mangrove ecosystem at Kadol kale,File Size: KB. The floristic diversity of mangrove Eco-system in Sri Lanka is rich compared to many countries.

This is due to the diversity of climatic, edaphic and hydrological aspects of the coastal region. Mangrove species of 29 different types have been identified in Sri Lanka so far.

List of Mangroves of Sri Lanka (retrieved on 15 August ) DH-WEB. Mangroves Sri Lanka: Botanical Names - Sinhala Names (retrieved on 15 August ) Mangropedia. List of Mangrove Plant Species of the Sundarbans (Bangladesh) (retrieved on 15 August ).

A Guide to the Mangrove Flora of Sri Lanka: sale € instead of € % Field Guide to the Mangroves of Queensland: sale € instead of € % Ecology of Mangroves: sale € instead of € % Handbook of Mangroves in Indonesia: sale € Mangroves in Sri Lanka The island of Sri Lanka is approximatkm2 (6, hectares).

This island was repeatedly separated and connected to the southern tip of India during interglacial periods yet the island’s fauna and flora shows a high degree of endemism. La Mangrove Merlimont-Plage Restaurant Reviews Photos. A Guide to the Mangrove Flora of Sri Lanka is a book that informs very well about the true mangroves and mangrove Ecological wood anatomy is a challenging field of study.

Extremly rare book, as well as the oldest book about mangroves I. Sri Lanka is an island, which serves a great diversity of lagoons, and estuaries.

This enhances a well developed mangrove ecosystem throughout the belt of costal area. [4] About 28 species of true mangroves and 18 mangrove associates have been recorded and many of. The Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Project PROTECTING SRI LANKA’S MANGROVES the Sri Lankan government is an active partner in the conservation e˜ort.

The Environment Ministry has agreed to demarcate and establish legal protection for all of Sri Lanka’s mangroves, and is providing rangers to patrol the newly protected areas.

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The Sri. Although the mangrove environment is a variable one, mangrove flora have successfully colonized this environment, an the book discusses thier special adaptations to high salt concentrations, their root specializations, responses to light, reproductive adaptations, and their ability to.

THREATS OF MANGROVE FLORA AND THE MANAGEMENT ACTIONS; A CASE STUDY IN KALUWANCHIKUDY AREA S. Mathanraj and MIM. Kaleel Department of Geography, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. [email protected], [email protected] ABSTRACT Mangroves are the valuable resource estimated the extent of 8, hectares inFile Size: KB.

Sri Lanka is also home to The Big Four; the Sri Lankan Elephant, the elusive Leopard, the Sloth Bear and the Blue Whale. Covered in rainforest, Sri Lanka is home to more species of flora and fauna than you could possibly imagine.

Sri Lanka National Parks provide a safe haven and an environment where natural ecosystems and wildlife can flourish. The Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Project is the largest and most far-reaching single initiative in Seacology’s history.

The project will protect acres (8, hectares) of Sri Lanka’s existing mangrove forests by providing alternative job training and microloans to approximat impoverished women who live in 1, small communities adjacent to the nation’s mangrove [ ].

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Mangrove flora is of two types; true mangroves and associate mangroves, neither of these are endemic to Sri Lanka (Karunathilake, ). In general, true mangrove species are commonly found in all. This guidebook is designed as an easy and practical field guide for those involved in the field management of mangroves, for students and those interested to learn more about mangrove plants.

This guidebook uses simple descriptions and photos to help distinguish species easily. mangroves in south-western Sri Lanka. The species richness of mangroves in many geo-graphical areas is decreasing with time as a result of the destruction of mangrove forests and exposure to various anthropogenic stresses (Hamilton & Snedaker, ).

The area and floristic composition of mangrove forests in Sri Lanka has also decreased at. Distribution patterns of mangrove and n on-mangrove woody flora Analysis of the di stribution of mangrove plant species in sampling plots withi n Maduganga showed some interesting patterns.

The extent of mangroves in Sri Lanka is small compared to those Asian countries. Not only the area of mangroves in Sri Lanka is small, but also the mangrove extend as a percentage of available land is lowest in the region. That means there is plenty of non mangrove land available for agriculture and development projects (Kaleel, ).File Size: 1MB.

Biodiversity of Sri Lanka 37 Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 36 Special Issue November Figure a) A villu rich in aquatic biota in the Mahaweli •ood plains near. A backpacker’s guide to Sri Lanka: a one-month itinerary Pick of the bunch view of tea plantations from Lipton’s Seat, Haputale.

Photograph: Jochen Schlenker/Getty Images.Extent and distribution of mangrove forests. Mangrove forests in Sri Lanka are not extensive and are often limited to narrow strips, sometimes only a few trees deep. At present, mangrove forests are present in patches in association with the estuaries and lagoons.

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