Pteris vittata L.

 
  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
    (MAIDENHAIR FERN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Pteris longipes auct. non L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pteris vittata L.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Generally grows on laterite walls and crevices.
  • Fertile : November-February
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; F.M.Jarrett & T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : CS 11016, HFP 1020
  • Collection Locality : Castle Rock, Belgaum; Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu district, Mysore district, Uttara Kannada district, Chikamagalur district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Nayagarh district, Kalahandi district
  • Native : India, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India; Deepa et al, Annals of Plant Sciences, 2013, 02 (11).; 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; 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=Pteris vittata. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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