Vittaria elongata Sw.

 
  • Family : Pteridaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vittaria elongata Sw.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : A typical low-land epiphytic fern on sheltered parts of trees near streams. Also found in higher elevations.
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 16 Sept. 1969; 25 Sept, 1979
  • Collection Nos : CS 17993; KFP 9443
  • Collection Locality : Between Devalkere and Devarunde, Hassan dist.; Bankal, Chickmangalur dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
  • 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
  • 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=Vittaria elongata. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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