Lepisorus nudus (Hook.) Ching

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POLYPODIACEAE
  • Basionym : Pleopeltis nuda Hook.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lepisorus nudus (Hook.) Ching
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in Western Ghats at higher elevation; grows as an epiphyte on trees or as lithophyte.
  • Fertile : June-October
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; F.M.Jarrett & C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : CJS 15275; FMJ & CJS 17035
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; Kodaikanal
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Chamrajnagar district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Ganjam district
  • Native : India, South-East Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; 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
  • 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=Lepisorus nudus. Downloaded on 3 October 2022.

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