Ophioglossum reticulatum L.

 
  • Family : OPHIOGLOSSACEAE
    (GRAPEFERN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OPHIOGLOSSACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophioglossum reticulatum L.
  • Common name : Adder's Tongue
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Often grows on grassy slopes and stream banks
  • Fertile : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 469
  • Collection Locality : Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala :
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district, Kalahandi district, Sambalpur district, Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district)
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Tirunelveli district
    • Jharkhand :
    • Madhya Pradesh :
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : Asia, Austalasia, Pacific Islands, Afria, Europe, South America
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • 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; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ; Ravichandran V personal observation 2015 Feb.
  • 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 reticulatum. Downloaded on 7 July 2020.

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