Doryopteris concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Kuhn

  • Family (Christenhusz et al, 2011) : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Pteridaceae
  • Species : Doryopteris concolor
  • Basionym : Pteris concolor Langsd. & Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Doryopteris concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Kuhn
  • Collection Nos : HFP 706, KFP 9460
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett & C. J. Saldanha; C. J. Saldanha
  • Key identification features : Rhizome erect or sub-erect, covered by lanceolate scales all over. Stipes tufted, upto 25 cm long, dark brown to blackish, polished, shallowly grooved above or flattened with thin brownish ridges along the margin, densely scaly at the base, very few scales distributed above. Lamina simple, cordiform, ternate; primary lobes broad lanceolate, pinnatifid or bipinnatifid, lateral lobes longer than the median lobes; terminal segments upto 12 pairs, ovate-lanceolate; costa distinct, dark, polished and raised above; pinnae dark green, glabrous above and below. Sori marginal, continuous; spores trilete and globose.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments : Common along road sides at higher elevations.
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Collection Locality : Hassan, Chikmagalur
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore; Kodagu; Mysore; Chikamagalur; Hassan
  • Floras referred : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India


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