Ceratopteris thalictroides (L.) Brongn.

  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Acrostichum thalictroides L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ceratopteris thalictroides (L.) Brongn.
  • Habit : Herb-Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : Common in ponds, streams, swampy grounds and in rice fields.
  • Fertile : October-February
  • Collector(s) Name : FM Jarrett, C. Saldanha, TP. Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Date : 08/10/70
  • Collection Nos : HFP 931
  • Collection Locality : Ullal, Mangalore, South Kanara
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Bijapur district, Chitradurga district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu district, Mysore district, Udupi district, Tumkur district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Dhenkanal district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Sambalpur district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Central America, Tropical Africa
  • 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; 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. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. .
  • 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=Ceratopteris thalictroides. Downloaded on 7 July 2020.

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