Athyrium anisopterum H. Christ

 
  • Family : Athyriaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ATHYRIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Athyrium anisopterum H. Christ
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Sholas and road sides in partial shade.
  • Comments / notes : A rare species, 7000 – 7500 ft alt.
  • Key identification features : Stipe and rachis dull red, brittle and somewhat translucent. Densely clumped
  • Collector(s) Name : FM. Jarrett
  • Collection Nos : FMJ 524, 550
  • Collection Locality : Dodabetta-Kotagiri road; road to Mukurthi Dam,Nilgiri
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998
  • 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=Athyrium anisopterum. Downloaded on 22 October 2019.

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