Class: Pteridopsida. Order: Polypodiales. Family: Polypodiaceae. Genus: Drynaria. Species: D. quercifolia. Common Names: Oak-leaf fern. Status: Common. Drynaria quercifolia is found in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, North America, and Africa (Khan et al., ). The rhizome of D. quercifolia can be cm. Pharmacognostical studies were carried out on the medicinally important fern Drynaria quercifolia (L.) (Polypodiaceae), which is used to cure various.

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This fern grows as an epiphyte in lowland forest, secondary forest, urban areas and wayside trees. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses.

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Retrieved July 31, Epiphytic on tree trunk and large branches, the creeping rhizome is anchored to the substratum by the many roots growing from the ventral surface.


Related observations Show all. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Other common names for the fern are pakpak lawingurarkoi hinashvakatrior uphatkarul.

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Plant resources of South-East Asia No. Fronds dimorphic; sterile bracket fronds x cm, simple; stipe cm long, thick; lamina elliptic in outline; cordate at base, lobed; lobes x cm, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, obtuse or rounded; thick coriaceous; costa and primary veins thick, raised above and below; veinlets copiously anastomosing, raised above and below; fertile fronds x cm, simply pinnate; stipe x 0. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Epiphytes or lithophytes with creeping, branched, densely scaly rhizome, 0. Description Rhizome 2 cm thick, the younger quercidolia densely covered with dark brown scales.

Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Journal of International Development and Cooperation.


User Group specific search options Title. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Retrieved from ” https: Times Editions-Marshall Cavendish, Singapore.

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Checklist of World Ferns. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Contribution to the pteridophytic flora of India: Spores 50 x Related People Wee Yeow Chin.

Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. References de Winter, W. Nokrek Biosphere Reserve, Meghalaya Desc: A classification for extant ferns.

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It is a large species with deeply pinnatifid foliage fronds. Growing in all vegetation types from coastal plains to forests.