Cyathea gigantea (Wall. ex Hook.) Holttum

 
  • Family : CYATHEACEAE
    (CYATHEA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CYATHEACEAE
  • Basionym : Alsophila gigantea Wall. ex Hook.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyathea gigantea (Wall. ex Hook.) Holttum
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Common in Western Ghats
  • Fertile : October-March
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett, C. J. Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 05/09/1970; 14/04/1969
  • Collection Nos : HFP 676, 13345
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; between Hanbal and Devalkare, Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Uttara Kannada district, Shimoga district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Khordha district, Sambalpur district, Rontha Plateau (Sundergarh district), Kalahandi district, Keonjhar district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • 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. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao et al. 1986. Flora of West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam
  • 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=Cyathea gigantea. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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