Pteris venusta subsp. venusta Kunze

 
  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
    (MAIDENHAIR FERN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Pteris pellucida sensu Raja Gopal & KG Bhat, auct.non C. Presl; Pteris camerooniana sensu Raja Gopal & KG Bhat auct. non Kuhn
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pteris venusta Kunze
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Usually grows inside the forests in fully shaded places.
  • Fertile : November-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, K.R.K Swamy & Navendu Page; FM Jarrett & C. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16; 13/09/1970
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0524; HFP 786
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State; Devalkere, Hassan dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : B.R.Hills (Chamarajanagar district), Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district, Mysore district, Kodagudistrict, Hassan district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Berbera Forest (Khurda district), Puri district, Nayagarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : Tropical America, Tropical Asia, Tropical Africa
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Malay Islands, Guinea coast
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : 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. 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=Pteris venusta subsp. venusta. Downloaded on 3 October 2022.

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