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10 Aug 2008: Agalpadi, , Kasaragodu, Kerala;  Fern for ID | 21Jun2010AR03 – efloraofindia | Google Groups

Requesting a fern id.: 2 high res. images.
IISER TVM campus adjoining Agasthyamalai biosphere reserve.
A flimsy-leaved fern found growing in the rubber estates. The stem appears dark brown-black. Neatly netted venetion seen.

This is the adventive South American species, Adiantum latifolium Lam., common throughout South India as a weed on roadside banks etc., but has not spread to north India.




POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Tropicos  IPNI

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