Pityrogramma austroamericana Domin

  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Pityrogramma calomelanos var. aureoflava (Hook.) Weath. ex L.H. Bailey; Pityrogramma calomelanos var. austroamericana Domin Farw.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pityrogramma calomelanos var. austroamericana (Domin) Farw.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : A tropical American plant, now naturalized in other tropics.
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; F.M. Jarrett; F.M. Jarrett & C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 24/04/1955; 14/10/1970; 19/10/1970
  • Collection Nos : CS 2266; 515; FMJ 553
  • Collection Locality : West brooke, Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu; Below Mukurti Dam, Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu district
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud Hills (Salem district), The Nilgiri district
  • 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; Rajagopal, P.K. & Bhat, K.G. (2016). Pteridophytes of Karnataka State, India. Vinayaka Prakashana Publishers, Subhash Chandra. The Ferns of India (Enumeration, Synonyms & Distribution). (2007). International Book Distributors; Subhash Chandra. The Ferns of India (Enumeration, Synonyms & Distribution). (2007). International Book Distributors.
  • 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=Pityrogramma austroamericana. Downloaded on 26 November 2022.

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