Thelypteris prolifera (Retz.) C.F. Reed

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : THELYPTERIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ampelopteris prolifera (Retz.) Copel.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ampelopteris prolifera (Retz.) Copel.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Grows along water courses and wet grounds in low-lands, sometimes forming pure populations. Fairly common along open banks of streams in lower Ghats.
  • Fertile : November-February
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett, C. J. Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Date : 08/10/89
  • Collection Nos : HFP 925; PKR 135
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; Kaiga- from the banks of Kali river, Uttara Kannada dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district, Mandya district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976; 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
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. prolifera. Downloaded on 3 April 2020.

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