Pteris cretica subsp. laeta

Pteris cretica subsp. laeta (Ettingsh.) Fraser-Jenk., Notul. Syst. (Paris) 6(3): 137 1937. (syn: Pteris cretica var. cartilagidens H. Christ; Pteris cretica var. laeta (Wall. ex Ettingsh.) C. Chr. & Tard.; Pteris cretica var. latifolia J. Agardh; Pteris cretica var. rosthornii Diels; Pteris laeta Wall.; Pteris laeta var. latifolia Agardh; Pteris mysorensis Fée; Pteris plumbea Wu Wong & Pong; Pteris prainii Ghosh); . E. Turkey to Tropical & […]

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Pteris stenophylla

Pteris stenophylla Wall. ex Hook. & Grev., Icon. Filic. 2(7): t. 130 1829. (syn: Pteris cretica var. stenophylla (Wall. ex Hook. & Grev.) Hook. & Bak.; Pteris digitata Wall.; Pteris pellucida var. stenophylla (Wall. ex Hook. & Grev.) C. B. Cl.); . Himalaya to SE. Tibet: East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya as per POWO; . India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, […]

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Pteris wallichiana

Pteris wallichiana J. Agardh, Recens. Spec. Pter. 69–70 1839. (syn: Campteria heterophlebia (Kunze) Moore; Campteria pectinata C.Presl; Campteria wallichiana (J.Agardh) T.Moore; Litobrochia wallichiana (J.Agardh) Fée; Pteris austrosinica (Ching) Ching; Pteris connexa J.Sm.; Pteris heterophlebia Kunze; Pteris izuensis Ching; Pteris khullarii Pangtey; Pteris longipes D.Don; Pteris morrisonicola Hayata; Pteris occidentalisinica Ching; Pteris raghavendrae H.J.Chowdhery & Singh; […]

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Pteris argyraea

Pteris argyraea T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1859: 671 1859. (syn: Pteris confusa G.Walker; Pteris quadriaurita var. argentea Bedd.);  India (Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka, Sumatra, ?Java as per Catalogue of Life; Terrestrial herb with erect rhizome, 1.5-2 x 2-3 cm, erect. Scales 0.4 x 0.5 mm, linear-lanceolate, dark […]

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Pteris terminalis

Pteris terminalis Wallich ex J. Agardh, Recens. Spec. Pter. 20. 1839. (Syn: Pteris excelsa Gaudichaud (1829), not Blume (1828); P. excelsissima Hayata; P. inaequalis Baker var. aequata (Miquel) Tagawa; P. kleiniana Christ (1896), not Campteria kleiniana C. Presl (1836); P. longipinnula Franchet & Savatier (1876), not Wallich ex J. Agardh (1839); P. semipinnata Linnaeus var. aequata […]

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Pteris aspericaulis

Pteris aspericaulis Wall. ex J. Agardh, Recens. Spec. Pter. 22 1839. (Syn: Pteris aspericaulis var. aspericaulis );   Terrestrial herbs with erect rhizome, 2-3 x 2 cm. Scales 2-5 x 0.1-0.3 mm, linear, dark brown in the middle, hyaline along margins, fimbriate. Fronds 50-70 x 20-30 cm; stipe 25-30 cm long, scaly beneath, glabrous, pinkish-red, […]

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Pteris perrottetii

Pteris perrottetii Hieron., Hedwigia 55. 374. 1914 1914. ;           Fwd: [efloraofindia:186086] identification of these ferns requested LA1 : Attachments (3).   please help me in the identification of ferns photographed at Eastren ghats. Pteris perottetii, a S. Indian endemic.           References: The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Unresolved)  flora […]

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Pteris tripartita

Pteris tripartita Sw., J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800(2): 67 67 1801. (Syn: Litobrochia marginata (Bory) C. Presl; Litobrochia tripartita (Sw.) C. Presl; Pteris marginata Bory);      Fern of Banyumas: We need your help to identify our fern please.  This is Pteris tripartita, a kind of tropical lowish-altitude equivalent of the higher altitude P. wallichiana of […]

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Pteris biaurita subsp. fornicata

Pteris biaurita L. subsp. fornicata Fraser-Jenk. , Taxon. Revis. Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 116. 2008 [27 Nov 2008] (syn: Pteris cumingii Hieron.; Pteris flavicaulis Hayata; Pteris pacifica Hieron.; Pteris pacifica var. eximia (Rechinger) C.Chr.; Pteris pectinata D.Don (ambiguous synonym); Pteris quadriaurita var. eximia Rechinger);      Tibet, China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan), Taiwan, Sri Lanka, India (Arunachal […]

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Pteris biaurita

Pteris biaurita L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1076 1076 1753. (Syn: Campteria biaurita (L.) Hook.; Campteria galeotti (Fée) T. Moore; Litobrochia biaurita (L.) J. Sm.; Litobrochia galeottii Fée; Pteris flavicaulis Hayata);             Fern of Ajibarang Limestone: Another fern from Ajibarang limestone area. ID is requested. That is good old Pteris biaurita, […]

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Pteris venusta

Pteris venusta Kunze , Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 6: 195-196 195 1848.;     PLEASE ID FERN: THIS IS AN UNDERGROWTH IN EVERGREEN FOREST.PHOTO AT SAWANTWADI IN DECEMBER.   It looks like Asplenium nidus Pteris sps , but hard to identify sps name in this stage  , may be P.cretica or allied sps. Looks like a juvenile […]

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Pteris ensiformis

Pteris ensiformis Burm. f., Fl. Indica 230 230 1768. (Syn: Acrostichum trifoliatum Houtt. (ambiguous synonym); Phorolobus chinensis Desv.; Pteris attenuata Bl. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris caudata Lour. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris crenata Sw. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris ensiformis var. furcans Ching; Pteris ensiformis var. rheophila M. Kato, Darnaedi & K. Iwats.; Pteris gracilis Roxb. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris heterodactyla Reinw.; […]

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Pteris vittata

Pteris vittata L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1074 1074 1753. (Syn: Pteris costata Bory; Pteris diversifolia Sw.; Pteris ensifolia Poir.; Pteris inaequilateralis Poir.; Pteris microdonata Gaudin; Pteris vittata f. cristata Ching in Ching & S. H. Wu; Pycnodoria vittata (L.) Small);   Terrestrial herbs, 10- 80 cm height; rhizome erect, 1-3 x 0.5-1.5 cm, densely scaly; […]

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Pteris cretica

Pteris cretica L., Mant. Pl. 1: 130 130 1767. (Syn: Pteris serraria Sw.; Pteris treacheriana Baker; Pteris trifoliata Fée; Pteris triphylla M. Martens & Galeotti; Pycnodoria cretica (L.) Small);           Chethalayam, Wayanad; Pteris cretica L. – Encyclopedia of Life identity of this fern dated 26 October 2010 – efloraofindia | Google […]

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