Leucostegia truncata (D. Don) Fraser-Jenk.

    (Hypodematium Family)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : HYPODEMATIACEAE
  • Basionym : Davallia truncata D. Don
  • Synonym(s) : Leucostegia immersa (Wall. ex Hook) C. Presl; Davallia immersa Wall. ex Hook.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leucostegia truncata (D. Don) Fraser-Jenk.
  • Habit : Herb-Lithophyte
  • Habitat : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on moist rocks under shade by streams.
  • Fertile : September-November
  • Collector(s) Name : D. H. Nicholson, C. J. Saldanha & T. P. Ramamoorthy; PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Nos : HFP 223; PKR 488
  • Collection Locality : Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district, Sambalpur district
  • Native : India, China, South-East Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Indo-China, West China, Formosa, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, Malay Islands, New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998
  • 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=Leucostegia truncata. Downloaded on 15 April 2021.

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