Araiostegia squamata (Decne.) Fraser-Jenk.

  • Family (Christenhusz et al, 2011) : DAVALLIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Davalliaceae
  • Species : Araiostegia squamata
  • Synonym : Katoella squamata (Decne.) Fraser-Jenk.; Davallia pulchra D. Don; Araiostegia pulchra (D. Don) Copel.
  • Basionym : Cystopteris squamata Decne.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Araiostegia squamata (Decne.) Fraser-Jenk.
  • Collection Nos : HFP 891, CJS 14575
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett, C. J. Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C. J. Saldanha
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Comments : Common in India wherever there is a reasonable rainfall (Jenkins, 2008). Grows on fully or partially exposed rocks, stone walls and moist tree trunks.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Jenkalbetta, Hassan district; Hettur, Hassan district
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur; Kodagu; Chamrajnagar; Hassan
  • Floras referred : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008


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