113.200 Selaginella P. Beauv.

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

Description of the genus

Description as for the family (only genus in the family)

Derivation of name: selaginella: a small Selago, Linné gave this name to an angiosperm genus with similarly whorled leaves

Worldwide: Worldwide distribution with about 700 species, most of them in the tropics.

Malawi: 8 taxa.

Selaginella dregei

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
dregei (C. Presl) Hieron.CDescription, Image
eublepharis A. Braun apud Hieron.NDescription
goudotiana Spring var. abyssinica (Spring) BizarriN,C,SDescription, Image
kraussiana (Kunze) A. BraunN,SDescription, Image
mittenii BakerSDescription, Image
njam-njamensis Hieron.SDescription
perpusilla BakerDescription, Image
versicolor SpringDescription

Other sources of information about Selaginella:

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Flora of Botswana: Selaginella
Flora of Mozambique: Selaginella
Flora of Zambia: Selaginella
Flora of Zimbabwe: Selaginella

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Selaginella
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Selaginella
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Selaginella
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Selaginella
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Selaginella

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Selaginella.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=5, retrieved 31 May 2020

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