Microlepia speluncae (L.) T. Moore

 
  • Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : DENNSTAEDTIACEAE
  • Basionym : Polypodium speluncae L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Microlepia speluncae (L.) T. Moore
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Habitat : Marshland
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in moist shady forests of hilly regions.
  • Fertile : December-February
  • Collector(s) Name : T. P. Ramamoorthy; Arun Singh R, K.R.K Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/05/16; 11/03/1971
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1492, HJCB-0545
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Hassan district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Kalahandi district, Keonjhar district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district),Berbera Forest (Khurda district)
  • Native : Hawaii, Australia, South Africa
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malay Islands, Polynesia, Tropical America
  • 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; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4
  • 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=Microlepia speluncae. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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