Mickelopteris cordata (Roxb. ex Hook. & Grev.) Fraser-Jenk.

  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) :
  • Basionym : Asplenium arifolium Burm. f.
  • Synonym(s) : Parahemionitis cordata (Hook. & Grev.) Fraser-Jenk.; Hemionitis cordata Hook. & Grev.; Hemionitis arifolia of Beddome, Manickam V.S 1992, Rajagopal & Bhat 2016
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant list
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in moist rocky crevices of scrub- and deciduous forests.
  • Fertile : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R & K.R.K Swamy; Saldanha, C.J.
  • Collection Date : 13/09/2014; 27/12/1964
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-51, CS9375
  • Collection Locality : Melpatti, Jawadhu Hills; Yercaud Hills
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Bangalore district, Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Mysore district, Shimoga district, Tumkur district, Belgaum district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Yes
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district,Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district, PLN
    • Tamil Nadu : CGP, Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
    • Chattisgarh : Yes
    • Madhya Pradesh : Yes
  • Native : India, China, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • 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; Fraser-Jenkins, C.R, Gandhi K.N, Kholia B.S, Benniamin A.2017. An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes Part-1 (Lycopodiaceae to Thelypteridaceae); Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
  • 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=Mickelopteris cordata. Downloaded on 25 October 2020.

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