Ophioglossum costatum R. Br.

 
  • Family : Ophioglossaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OPHIOGLOSSACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ophioglossum pedunculosum Desv.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophioglossum costatum R. Br.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional herb with green tassels, spores produced in masses and are powdery
  • Fertile : August
  • Collector(s) Name : S. Udaya Kumar, B. Gurudev Singh
  • Collection Date : 07/07/82
  • Collection Nos : KFP 14616; PKR 595
  • Collection Locality : Kadra-Kodasali, Balemane, (FRL), Uttara Kannada dist., Karnataka
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Bijapur district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Cuttack district
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Raju, V.S., et al 2011. On the identity and occurrence of Ophioglossum costatum (Pteridophyta: Ophioglossaceae) in Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(1): 1462-1464.
  • 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=Ophioglossum costatum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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