Adiantum philippense L.

  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adiantum lunulatum Burm. f.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Terrestrial, commonly seen along partially or fully exposed roadsides; rarely seen as lithophyte.
  • Fertile : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : CS 10971
  • Collection Locality : Shiradi Ghat, Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : B.R.Hills (Chamarajanagar district), Bangalore district, Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district, Hassan district, Mysore district Shimogadistrict Uttara Kannada
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Malayagiri Hills (Keonjhar district), Angul district, Dhenkanal district, Kalahandi district, Ganjam district, Sambalpur district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal, P.K. & Bhat, K.G. (2016). Pteridophytes of Karnataka State, India. Vinayaka Prakashana Publishers.J.L. Ellis.1990. Flora of Nallamalais Vol-2; 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. philippense. Downloaded on 13 April 2021.

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