Adiantum incisum Forssk.

  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adiantum incisum Forssk.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : A xerophytic fern usually growing in rock crevices, often in drier regions.
  • Fertile : July-November
  • Collector(s) Name : PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Date : 29/10/1990; 22/10/1992
  • Collection Nos : PKR 397; PKR 668
  • Collection Locality : Chamundi Hills, Mysore dist.; Malekote, Mandya dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Bangalore district, Bidar district, Chikamagalur district, Chitradurga district, Hassan district, Mysore district, Tumkurdistrict, Mandya district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Ganjam district, Puri district, Angul district, Balasore district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district)
  • Native : South America, Mexico
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • 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. incisum. Downloaded on 13 April 2021.

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