Katoella squamata (Decne.) Fraser-Jenk

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : DAVALLIACEAE
  • Basionym : Cystopteris squamata Decne.
  • Synonym(s) : Araiostegia squamata (Decne.) Fraser-Jenk.; Araiostegia pulchra (D.Don) Copel. sensu Rajagopa & Bhat (2016)
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Araiostegia squamata (Decne.) Fraser-Jenk.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Comments / notes : Common in India at locations where there is a reasonable rainfall (Jenkins, 2008). Grows on fully or partially exposed rocks, stone walls and moist tree trunks.
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett, C. J. Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : HFP 891, CJS 14575
  • Collection Locality : Jenkalbetta, Hassan district; Hettur, Hassan district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Chamrajnagar distict
    • Odisha : Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district)
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam; Manickam, V.S., & Irudayaraj, V. (1992). Pteriodophyte Flora of the Western Ghats - South India. B.I.Publications Pvt. Ltd.
  • 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=Katoella squamata. Downloaded on 22 April 2021.

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