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Ceratopteris pteridoides
Biotic zone Northeastern Himalayas +
Bloom type annual +
Class Filicopsida +
Commercial application Ornamental use  +
Commercial use description Entire plant is used as an ornamental plant in aquariums.  +
Common name Floating antlerfern  +
Division/Phylum fern +
Family Parkeriaceae +
Food plant part Leaves  +
Food use Yes  +
Food use description Leaves are cooked with other vegetables or alone fresh leaves are also taken as salad in few parts of eastern India and Bangaladesh.  +
Genus Ceratopteris +
Habitat details Aquatic to semiaquatic; in swamps, bogs, cAquatic to semiaquatic; in swamps, bogs, canals, ponds, lakes, ditches, marshes; 0--25 m. In India, it is found in fish ponds, water reservoirs and in rice fields. It may be more widely distributed in India and the other specimens may have been mis-identified as ''C. thalictroides'' Considered native to the Old World (not clear whether India)to the Old World (not clear whether India)  +
Header caption Picture of ''Ceratopteris cornuta'' with which ''C.pteridoides'' bears similarity.  +
Header image Ceratopteris cornuta emerse.jpg  +
IUCN status Not Evaluated  +
Introdescription ''Ceratopteris'' species are aquatic pteri''Ceratopteris'' species are aquatic pteridophytic ferns, generally found in tropical regions. They require a warm climate and lots of water. Two species - ''C. pteridoides'' and ''C. thalictroides'' are found in India. There is confusion among botanists on whether ''Ceratopteris cornuta'' and ''C. pteridoides'' are separate species.d ''C. pteridoides'' are separate species.  +
Leaf blade type Simple  +
Leaf petiole type Petiolated  +
Life cycle details The lower leaves are sterile, upper leaves bear buds which can grow into whole plants. Juveniles are free floating or submerged while adults can be submerged, free floating or emergent. The spores are presumably dispersed by water.  +
Modern scientific knowledge description 11 nucleotide sequences and 2 protein data are available as on 25/08/10  +
Order Polypodiales +
Page creation date 21 August 2010  +
Plant commercial Yes  +
Plant commercial part Other  +
Plant height Up to 3 feet  +
Plant type Fern  +
Regnum Plantae +
Species name w:Ceratopteris pteridoides +
State Assam  +
User ID User:Gauravm + , User:Shwetankverma +
Water need High  +
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Categories Stubs  + , Plants  + , Species page  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 September 2010 15:09:01  +
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