Asplenium phyllitidis D. Don

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ASPLENIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asplenium phyllitidis D. Don
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Comments / notes : Common in moist dense forests, grows on tree trunks
  • Key identification features : Frequent epiphytic fern with brown sori on road side trees at 550 m.
  • Collector(s) Name : PK Rajagopal; C.J. Saldanha & K.R. Keshavamurthy
  • Collection Date : 30/12/1989; 05/05/1979
  • Collection Nos : PKR 177; KFP 7655
  • Collection Locality : On the way to Kodachadri from Kareghat, Shivamogga dist.; Kollur ghat, Dakshina Kannada dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Shivamoga district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
  • World Distribution : Eastern Africa, India, South-East Asia, Hawaii, Eastern Australia
  • 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. phyllitidis. Downloaded on 16 April 2021.

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