Pus wel (Entada pusaetha)

The southwest region and the central hills of Sri Lanka have the most luxuriant forest cover. They have rain during the southwest monsoon and constitutes the lowland rain forests up to an elevation about 900 meters. At higher elevations they change to montane rain forests. Both these are very


Sri Lanka has a striking variety of forest types brought about by spatial variations in rainfall, altitude, and soil. The forests have been categorized broadly as tropical wet lowland evergreen forests (at elevations between 0-1000 m); wet sub-montane forests (at elevations between 1000-1500 m in