Acrostichum aureum L.

 
  • Family : Pteridaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acrostichum aureum L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In salt marshes, along road side
  • Comments / notes : Common in mangrove swamps and tidal backwaters.
  • Collector(s) Name : PK Rajagopal; C.J. Saldanha, Syed Maqsood Ahamed, S.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 28/08/1989; 14/04/1978
  • Collection Nos : PKR 92; KFP 586
  • Collection Locality : KG Road, Kolalagiri, Udupi, Mangalore
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • 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
  • 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=Acrostichum aureum. Downloaded on 23 August 2019.

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