(Last Updated on : 15-07-2015)
Psilotum Nudum is found in Western Ghats, Central India and northeast India. It is considered a primitive plant. The name means "Bare naked" in Latin as it does not have most of the organs of modern plants. Psilotum nudum was seldom used as a small broom by tying the branches together.
Species: Psilotum nudum
Psilotum nudum requires a humus rich potting mixture. The plants should be kept moist. The plant responds well to a balanced fertilizer. The spores are produced in large. Single sporangium is seen on leaf like lateral appendages. This plant is propagated by spores. Spores require a year to germinate and they must be kept in dark.
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