A total of 1503 woody plants belonging to 57 genera and 71species spread over 32 families were recorded from 132 circular plots (10m radius) in Hosthota area as indicated in Table 1 and 2. The woody plants community parameters computed from the data are as presented in Table 1. Among these Knema attenuata was represented by maximum number of individuals (n=238) followed by Diospyros sylvetrica (n=185), Hopea ponga (n=158) and Holigarna arnottiana (n= 111). The highest Important Value Index (IVI) was recorded for Knema attenuata (28.6) followed by Diospyros sylvatrica (23.94), Hopea ponga (19.76) and Olea dioca (14.21) as shown in Table 1 and Fig. 1.