112.300 Lycopodiella Holub - Bog clubmosses

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Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983) The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria.

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Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca

Description of the genus

Terrestrial perennials. Roots borne at intervals on the lower side of the main stem. Stems of two types, consisting of elongated, indeterminate main stems and determinate, lateral, branchlet systems. Sporophylls different to the leaves, ephemeral. Strobili pendent and sessile or erect and pedunculate. Sporangium epidermal cells straight.

Worldwide: c. 40 species, mostly pantropical.

Malawi: 3 taxa.

Lycopodiella cernua

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
caroliniana (L.) Pic.Serm.NDescription, Image
cernua (L.) Pic.Serm.N,SDescription, Image
sarcocaulon (A. Braun & Welw. ex Kuhn) Pic.Serm.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Lycopodiella:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Lycopodiella
Flora of Mozambique: Lycopodiella
Flora of Zambia: Lycopodiella
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lycopodiella

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lycopodiella
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iNaturalist: Lycopodiella
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lycopodiella
JSTOR Plant Science: Lycopodiella
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lycopodiella
Plants of the World Online: Lycopodiella
Tropicos: Lycopodiella
Wikipedia: Lycopodiella

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Lycopodiella.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=4, retrieved 23 April 2024

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