Pyrrosia porosa (C. Presl) Hovenkamp

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polypodiaceae
  • Species : Pyrrosia porosa
  • Basionym : Niphobolus porosus C. Presl
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pyrrosia porosa (C. Presl) Hovenkamp
  • Collection Nos : CS 9374
  • Collector(s) Name : Saldanha, C.J.
  • Collection Date : 27/10/64
  • Collection Locality : Yercaud Hills, Salem district, Tamil Nadu
  • Habit : Herb
  • Fertile : September
  • Comments : This species is wrongly identified in some Indian floras as P.gardneri (Mett.) Sledge, P.nayariana Ching & P. Chandra and P.mollis (Kunze) Ching. (Fraser-Jenkins, 2008)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Tamil Nadu State); Kandhamal district, Phulbani district (Odisha State)
  • 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
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. porosa. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.


Herbarium Specimen(s)


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at