Athyrium falcatum Bedd., Ferns S. India: t. 151 (1863) (syn: Asplenium drepanophyllum BakerAthyrium drepanophyllum Bedd.Athyrium grammitoides Bedd.Athyrium keralense Manickam & Irudayaraj );
Indian Subcontnent to Myanmar: Assam, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, West Himalaya as per POWO;


fern from Melghat for ID – indiantreepix | Google Groups: 1 image.
Here is a fern spp. most commonly found in Melghat, Central India, please help in ID.

Well, looking at the Auricles at the proximal extremity of the lamina, it looks like a Nephrolepis sp.

This is Athyrium falcatum. Details and distribution by Indian States are in Fraser Jenkins, Gandhi & Kholia’s detailed and specimen based Annotated Checklist of Indian pteridophytes vol. 2.



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