Odontosoria chinensis subsp. tenuifolia (Lam.) Fraser-Jenk.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LINDSAEACEAE
  • Basionym : Adiantum tenuifolium Lam.
  • Synonym(s) : Sphenomeris chinensis var. tenuifolia (Lam.) C.Chri.; Odontosoria tenuifolia (Lam.) J. Sm.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Odontosoria chinensis (L.) J. Sm.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forests near streams
  • Key identification features : Rhizomatous terrestrial ferns
  • Fertile : February-May
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; K.Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 16/09/1969; 23/03/16
  • Collection Nos : CJS 17991, HJCB-E-355
  • Collection Locality : Hassan dist. Karnataka; Yercaud Hills, Salem district, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu district, Shimoga district, Hassan district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Koraput district, Kalahandi district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district)
  • World Distribution : Old World 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. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam District
  • 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=Odontosoria chinensis subsp. tenuifolia. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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