Lygodium flexuosum (L.) Sw.

 
  • Family : LYGODIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lygodiaceae
  • Species : Lygodium flexuosum
  • Basionym : Ophioglossum flexuosum L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lygodium flexuosum (L.) Sw.
  • Vernacular name : Kala mahajal (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climbing fern
  • Fertile : August-February
  • Comments : Occasional in moist-deciduous and scrub forests, generally in the cleared forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Dhenkanal district, Ganjam district, Keonjhar district, Cuttack district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, China, Australia and Pacific Islands
  • 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. 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; 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. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Lygodium flexuosum. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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