Asplenium mysorense Roth

  • Family (Christenhusz et al, 2011) : ASPLENIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Aspleniaceae
  • Species : Asplenium mysorense
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asplenium mysorense Roth
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4186
  • Collector(s) Name : A. L. Takthajan, C. J. Saldanha & K. R. K. Murthy
  • Key identification features : Rhizome short creeping, densely covered by ovate-lanceolate scales all over. Stipes dark brown, rounded below, grooved above, glabrous. Lamina oblong-lanceolate, bipinnate; pinnae upto 12 pairs, slightly ascending, shortly stalked; pinnules upto 4 pairs; pinnule pale green, glabrous above and below; texture stiff herbaceous. Sori more or less median along veins, not reaching the margin, indusia pale brown, entire; spores ellipsoid.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Found along fully or partially shaded stream banks or forest edges
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Collection Locality : Bannerghatta, Bangalore
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore
  • Floras referred : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008

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