Thelypteris dentata (Forssk.) E.P. St. John

 
  • Family : Thelypteridaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : THELYPTERIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Polypodium dentatum Forssk.
  • Synonym(s) : Christella dentata (Forssk.) Brownsey & Jermy; Christella malabariensis Holttum; Cyclosorus dentatus (Forssk.) Ching
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Christella dentata (Forssk.) Brownsey & Jermy
  • Habit : Herb-Lithophyte
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout Western Ghats, along roadsides and also planted in gardens. Occasional near edges of water and under shade.
  • Fertile : May-November
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; Arun Singh R, K.R.K Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Nos : CS 4850; HJCB-0537
  • Collection Locality : Kodaikanal; Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysore district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Berbera Forest (Khurda district), Bargarh district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kodaikanal (Dindigul district)
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Subhash Chandra. The Ferns of India (Enumeration, Synonyms & Distribution). (2007). International Book Distributors
  • 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=Thelypteris dentata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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