Dryopteris sparsa (D. Don) Kuntze

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : DRYOPTERIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Nephrodium sparsum D. Don
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dryopteris sparsa (D. Don) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Common in forests of W.Ghats along streams in fully or partially shaded places.
  • Fertile : November-February
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett & C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : CS 17045
  • Collection Locality : Kodaikanal
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Chamrajnagar district, Shimoga district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Kalahandi district, Sambalpur district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district)
    • Tamil Nadu : Kodaikanal (Dindigul district)
  • Native : Japan, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao et al. 1986. Flora of West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dryopteris sparsa. Downloaded on 5 April 2020.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.