Leptochilus species- South-west Maharashtra, W. ghats

fern for id.: 6 images. Location: South-west Maharashtra, w. ghats. Date- Jan end. 2022. Habitat: Lithophytic, on water drenched rockface of waterfall. Rhizome: Long, creeping, thick (upto 6mm diam), flattened-cylindrical, green, smooth, no scales ??. Brown roots emerging out, thickly covered with small brown scales. Leaves: Stipe- cylindrical 0.5-1cm, winged for a considerable part. Small scales at base of stipe, having […]

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