The genus Dysoxylum (Meliaceae) in Ceylon
Acta botanica neerlandica , Volume 31 - Issue 4 p. 321- 326
Three endemic species of Dysoxylum (Meliaceae) occur in Sri Lanka. The first one, D. zeylanicum, sp. nov. was considered formerly to represent D. nectariferum, a species not occurring in Ceylon, the second one, D. pyriforme, stat. nov. was originally described as a variety of D. nectariferum, the third one, D. peerisii, sp. nov. is a giant tree of the wet, evergreen Sinharaja forest in S.W. Ceylon.
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