Enumerative checklist of pteridophytes from Satara district (MH), India

  • Sachin M. Patil Botany Department, Shivaji University Kolhapur,Maharashtra
  • Meena M. Dongare Laboratory of Pteridology, Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur – 416 004


A checklist of pteridophytes from Satara Dt. (Maharashtra, India) presented 85 species of pteridophytes belonging to 39 genera under 26 families are listed. The most specious families found in Satara district are Pteridaceae, Ophioglossaceae, Adiantaceae, Lomariopsidaceae and Woodsiaceae followed by Polypodiaceae, Dryopteridaceae, and Davalliaceae. The most common species are Adiantum philippense, Actiniopteris radiata, Aleuritopteris bicolor, Pteridium revolutum, Pityrogramma calomelanos, Pteris biaurita, P. vittata, and Tectaria coadunata.


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Author Biography

Sachin M. Patil, Botany Department, Shivaji University Kolhapur,Maharashtra

Assistant Professor,

Botany Department, Shivaji University


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How to Cite
PATIL, Sachin M.; DONGARE, Meena M.. Enumerative checklist of pteridophytes from Satara district (MH), India. Plant Science Today, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, p. 75-87, june 2017. ISSN 2348-1900. Available at: <http://horizonepublishing.com/journals/index.php/PST/article/view/306>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2017.4.3.306.
Research Articles


Western Ghats; Diversity; Pteridaceae; Adiantaceae