This fern is very common in Arunachal Pradesh. Locally called as
'Tange' by 'Adi' tribes who use to feed the stem part to their cattle
after peeling out the spiny layer. Additionally, C. gigantea and C.
andersonii are also reported from this region.
On Jul 11, 4:17 pm, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com
> Description of the Fern from the link belowhttp://www.trebrown.com/plant_info.php?species=Cyathea%20spinulosa
> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com
> > Cyathea spinulosa Wall. ex Hook.
> > Common name: Tree fern
> > Famly: Cyathaeaceae
> > Date: 17.05.2010
> > Location: Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
> > Note: This is the only tree fern found in Western Himalaya in India.
> > The person standing below in one of the pics is Dr. Amit Kotiya, who
> > happens to be one of able member of this group, a very good taxonomist
> > and field botanist.
> > Pankaj
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