Selaginella wightii Hieron.

 
  • Family : Selaginellaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : SELAGINELLACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not Found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in dry places of the Deccan plateau growing in rock crevices.
  • Collector(s) Name : PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Date : 22/10/92
  • Collection Nos : PKR 669
  • Collection Locality : Melukote, Mandya dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, B.R.Hills (Chamarajanagar district), Hassan district, Mandya district, Tumkur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : India
  • 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; N. P.Singh. 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol.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=Selaginella wightii. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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