Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm.

 
  • Family : Lycopodiaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LYCOPODIACEAE
  • Basionym : Lycopodium cernuum L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Habitat : Along roadsides at 2200 m.
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout, from sea level to higher elevations. Often found on road cuttings.
  • Fertile : May-September
  • Collector(s) Name : F.M Jarret & C.J Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 22/09/1970
  • Collection Nos : 17061
  • Collection Locality : above Moir point, Kodaikkanal
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Caribbean, North America, Oceania
  • World Distribution : Tropics of both the hemispheres.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; 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; : Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Indian subcontinental Pteridophytes
  • 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=Lycopodiella cernua. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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