Hymenophyllum exsertum Wall. ex Hook.

 
  • Family : Hymenophyllaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : HYMENOPHYLLACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hymenophyllum exsertum Wall. ex Hook.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Habitat : Epiphyte on tree trunks
  • Comments / notes : Occasionally found in the Western Ghats above 1000 m. Occurs in large colonies and tree trunks and rocks along streams.
  • Fertile : -ebruary
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; F.M.Jarrett & C.J.Saldanha; PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Date : 01/09/91
  • Collection Nos : CS 19199, FMJ & CJS 17092; PKR 492
  • Collection Locality : Tadiyandamole, Kodagu dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Kodagu district
    • Kerala : Silent Valley (Palakkad district)
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district)
    • Tamil Nadu : Palni Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Native : India , Himalayas, China
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; 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
  • 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=Hymenophyllum exsertum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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