Microlepia spelunce (L.) Moore

Family : Dennstaedtiaceae

Local name :

Rhizome long creeping, stout; lamina tripinnate or quadripinnate, deltoid-ovate; sori submarginal, near the base of the sinuses between the lobes, indusia cup-shaped, hairy; sporangia copious; spores yellowish-brown, exine smoot

Distribution : Common throughout the state.

Uses :  Fronds used in fever and in skin diseases.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam