Leptochilus lanceolatus Fée

 
  • Family : Polypodiaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POLYPODIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leptochilus decurrens Blume
  • Habitat : Near streams in semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Fairly common in shade on boulders in small streams running through cardomum estates at 820 m
  • Key identification features : Rhizomatous fern with narrow, fertile, lanciolate and stipulate fronds. Sori green
  • Collector(s) Name : T. P. Ramamoorthy; F.M Jarrett & T.P. Ramamoorthy; C.J. Saldanha & K.R. Keshava Murthy; C.J. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 26 Oct., 1970; 2 May, 1979; 25 March, 1969
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1532; HFP 1051; KFP 7141; CS 13152
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; Between Devalkere and Devarunde; Chikmagalur – Attigundi Road, Chikmagalur dist.; Shiradi ghat, Hassan dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district
  • Literature : Based on the specimens
  • 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=Leptochilus lanceolatus. Downloaded on 19 August 2019.

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