Pteris vittata L.
Family : Pteridaceae
Local name : nd
Rhizome suberect, densely covered by scales at apex; stipes ca 5-40 x 0.8 cm, stout, pale-brown, clothed with silky, pale-brown scales; lamina simple pinnate with a single, elongate, linear, terminal pinna like the lateral ones; pinnae numerous, opposite or subopposite; sori all along the margin, except at base and apex; spores round, yellowish-green .
Distribution : Common along road cuttings and rock crevices
Uses : Decoction of plant used as tonic.
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