Asplenium normale D. Don

 
  • Family : Aspleniaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ASPLENIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asplenium normale D. Don
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Very rare
  • Key identification features : Rhizome erect, densely covered by ovate-lanceolate scales at the apex. Stipes are tufted, dark chestnut to purple black, rounded below, shallowly grooved above, glabrous, polished. Lamina oblong-lanceolate, simply pinnate; pinnae about 35 pairs, sessile, subopposite.
  • Collector(s) Name : PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Nos : PKR 558
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kodaikanal (Dindigul district)
  • 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
  • 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 normale. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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