Asplenium tenuifolium D. Don

 
  • Family (Christenhusz et al, 2011) : ASPLENIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Aspleniaceae
  • Species : Asplenium tenuifolium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asplenium tenuifolium D. Don
  • Key identification features : Rhizome erect, densely covered by ovate-lanceolate scales at the apex. Stipes tufted, scaly at the base, glabrous above, abaxially rounded, pale brown to dark brown, polished; adaxially flattened, light green, not polished. Lamina ovate or ovate-lanceolate, tripinnate, termination in a lobed, acuminate apex; primary pinnae upto 20 pairs, alternate.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Native : Nepal; India
  • Comments : Very rare, grows as an epiphyte or lithophyte along streams.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur
  • Floras referred : 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

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