Experimenting with Sri Pada Ecosystems?
From a man-made garbage dump to being subjected to numerous environmental disasters, the Sri Pada ecosystem is now heading towards another catastrophe with houseplants being introduced to this biodiversity hotspot.
Certain houseplants such as dendrobiumcrumenatum and white dove orchid have been introduced to the Sri Pada ecosystem along the Hatton and the Erathna roads, fixed to the trees in the area secured in coconut husks.
Sri Pada is a pilgrimage site that has been held sacred by the devotees of four religions namely Buddhists, Hindus, Christians and Muslims and the eco system surrounding this sacred peak is vital both in terms of its religious and environmental values.
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