Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. f.) Underw.

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : GLEICHENIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. f.) Underw.
  • Habit : Climbing fern
  • Comments / notes : Very common and often gregarious along fully exposed road sides.
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha & T. P. Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Date : 23/03/16
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1161
  • Collection Locality : Yercaud Hills, Salem district, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Bangalore district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysore district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Angul district, Malayagiri Hills (Keonjhar district), Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district)
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud Hills (Salem district)
  • World Distribution : Tropics and Sub-Tropics
  • 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=Dicranopteris linearis. Downloaded on 2 October 2023.

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