Microsorum punctatum (L.) Copel.

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POLYPODIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Microsorum punctatum (L.) Copel.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic or Lithophytic
  • Comments / notes : Common in forests, on humus deposit over tree trunks or on moss covered rocks.
  • Fertile : February-July
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett & C. J. Saldanha; F. M. Jarrett & C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 12/09/1970; 12/09/1970
  • Collection Nos : HFP 766, HFP 773
  • Collection Locality : Devihalli, Hassan district; Kempuhole, Hassan district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikamagalur district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Balasore district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Keonjhar district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao et al. 1986. Flora of West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam
  • 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=Microsorum punctatum. Downloaded on 1 October 2023.

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