On the pteridophytes of Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India

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Pranjal Borah
Jayanta Barukial


A preliminary survey on the pteridophytic flora of Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary of Assam, India revealed a total of 33 species belonging to 23 genera and 15 families. Most of the species belong to the family Pteridaceae followed by Polypodiaceae and Thelypteridaceae. A brief taxonomic description of each species is provided. Stenochlaena palustris (Burm.f.) Bedd., an edible fern, grows abundantly all over, especially in the openings and clearings.

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Pranjal Borah and Barukial, J. 2021. On the pteridophytes of Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 12 (Oct. 2021), 19781–19790. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7488.13.12.19781-19790.


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