Asplenium mysorense Roth

 
  • Family : Aspleniaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ASPLENIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved Name
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Found along fully or partially shaded stream banks or forest edges
  • Key identification features : Rhizome short creeping, densely covered by ovate-lanceolate scales all over. Stipes dark brown, rounded below, grooved above, glabrous. Lamina oblong-lanceolate, bipinnate; pinnae upto 12 pairs, slightly ascending, shortly stalked; pinnules upto 4 pairs; pinnule pale green, glabrous above and below; texture stiff herbaceous. Sori more or less median along veins, not reaching the margin, indusia pale brown, entire; spores ellipsoid.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bangalore district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008
  • 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=Asplenium mysorense. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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