Dr. Hashendra S. Kathriarachchi


Department of Plant Sciences
University of Colombo
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Office: Department of Plant Sciences
Work Phone: +94 11-258 5038
Work Fax: +94 11-258 5038
Email: hashi@pts.cmb.ac.lk

Research Interests

  • Systematics in Sri Lankan flora
  • Plant molecular systematics / phylogenetics with special emphasis on tropical plant families.
  • Use of molecular phylogenies to answer the evolutionary radiation and biogeographic questions of pantropical plant groups.
  • Quantitative & qualitative plant ecological studies
  • Plant ecophysiology – plant growth performances, anatomical & physiological adaptability of tropical rain forest species.