Cyathea nilgirensis Holttum

 
  • Family : Cyatheaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CYATHEACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Cyathea latibrosa auct.non. Copel.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved Name
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Common tree fern in the forests of Western Ghats.
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett & T. P. Ramamoorthy; T. P. Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1065, HFP 1375-A
  • Collection Locality : Hassan, Palni Hills
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Kodagu district , Uttara Kannada district, Hassan district
    • Tamil Nadu : Palni Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Near Threatened (NT)
  • 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
  • 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 nilgirensis. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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