Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw.

  • Family : ATHYRIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ATHYRIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : In open marshy places along streams and river banks.
  • Fertile : March
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett & T. P. Ramamoorthy; C. J. Saldanha; K.R.K.Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Nos : HFP 975, CS 9920, HJCB-0536
  • Collection Locality : Bisle Ghat; Sakhleshpur, Hassan, Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Kalahandi district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Berbera Forest (Khurda district)
  • Native : Asia
  • World Distribution : India, China, Formosa, Malaysia east to Philippines, New Guinea, Samoa
  • 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; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. .
  • 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=Diplazium esculentum. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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