Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Ophioglossaceae
  • Species : Helminthostachys zeylanica
  • Basionym : Osmunda zeylanica L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Fertile : August-November
  • Comments : Rare in moist forests. The species may be at risk (Fraser-Jenkins, 2008).
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Palaeotropics, from Sri Lanka and India (Assam) to New Caledonia and Queensland.
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Indian subcontinental Pteridophytes; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Lindsay, S. & Middleton, D.J. (2012 onwards). Ferns of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.
  • 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=Helminthostachys zeylanica. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.


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