Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : EQUISETACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Equisetum debile Roxb. ex Vaucher.; Equisetum ramosissimum subsp. debile (Roxb. ex Vaucher) Hauke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Grows in open marshlands, sandy places along the banks of rivers and along shaded places in the banks of rivers and streams
  • Fertile : June-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Karuppusamy & Tilakar M; S.S. Hooper & K.N. Gandhi
  • Collection Date : 16/06/14; 12/11/1971
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2171; HFP 2456
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; Kenchankumri, Hassan dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mandya district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Niyamgiri Hills (Kalhandi district) (Rayagada district)
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar, South China, Formosa, Hainan, Indo-China, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, New Hebrides, New Caledonia, Fiji
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Manickam, V.S., & Irudayaraj, V. (1992). Pteriodophyte Flora of the Western Ghats - South India. B.I.Publications Pvt. Ltd.; Rajagopal, P.K. & Bhat, K.G. (2016). Pteridophytes of Karnataka State, India. Vinayaka Prakashana Publishers.
  • 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=Equisetum ramosissimum. Downloaded on 19 April 2021.

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