Cyathea gigantea (Wall. ex Hook.) Holttum

  • Family : CYATHEACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cyatheaceae
  • Species : Cyathea gigantea
  • Synonym : Alsophila balakrishnanii (Dixit & Tripathi) Dixit
  • Basionym : Alsophila gigantea Wall. ex Hook.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyathea gigantea (Wall. ex Hook.) Holttum
  • Habit : Tree fern
  • Fertile : October-March
  • Comments : Occasional in shady valleys along streams.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Khordha district, Sambalpur district, Rontha Plateau (Sundargarh district), Kalahandi district, Keonjhar district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Indian subcontinental Pteridophytes; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. gigantea. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.


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