Oreogrammitis pilifera (Ravi & J.Joseph) Parris

 
  • Family : Polypodiaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POLYPODIACEAE
  • Basionym : Grammitis pilifera Ravi & J.Joseph
  • Synonym(s) : Grammitis medialis auct. non (Baker) Sledge sensu auct. S. Ind.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved Name
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Habitat : In partial shade on tree trunks in wet deciduos forests
  • Comments / notes : Found growing on moss-covered branches of trees . First collection of this species was made from Hassan in Karnataka.
  • Key identification features : A rare rhizomatous epiphyte. Sori green.
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha, K.N.Gandhi; F.M. Jarrett
  • Collection Date : 23/09/71
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2189; FMJ 643
  • Collection Locality : Vanagur, Hassan District; Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • 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; The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T194193A8888429. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T194193A8888429.en. Downloaded on 02 August 2016.
  • 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=Oreogrammitis pilifera. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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