Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.Br.

 
  • Family : LYGODIACEAE
    (CLIMBING FERN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LYGODIACEAE
  • Basionym : Ugena microphylla Cav.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.Br.
  • Habit : Climbing fern
  • Habitat : Along streams
  • Comments / notes : A rare species. Climber on trees in fully exposed marshy places.
  • Fertile : November-December
  • Collector(s) Name : F.M. Jarrett, C.J. Saldanha & T.P. Ramamoorthy; D.H. Nicolson, C.J. Saldanha & T.P. Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Date : 4/09/1970; 18/06/1970
  • Collection Nos : HFP 664; HFP 219
  • Collection Locality : Mankana halli, Hassan dist.; Before Devarunde, Hassan dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Uttara Kannada district, Hassan district
    • Odisha : Sundergarh district, Angul district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. .
  • 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=Lygodium microphyllum. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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