Cheilanthes bicolor Fraser-Jenk.

  • Family : PTERIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Pteridaceae
  • Species : Cheilanthes bicolor
  • Synonym : Cheilanthes farinosa auct. non (Forssk.) Kaulf.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Silver Fern
  • Vernacular name : Chhota Mahajal (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial, Lithophyte
  • Fertile : March-April
  • Comments : Among crevices of rocks in moist localities and also on sandy slopes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Angul district, Sambalpur district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Tropical America, Java, Philippines, East Africa and its Islands, Arabia
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Indian subcontinental Pteridophytes; J.L. Ellis.1990. Flora of Nallamalais Vol-2; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao et al. 1986. Flora of West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. bicolor. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.


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