Huperzia phlegmaria (L.) Rothm.

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Huperzia phlegmaria

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper Jizira River valley, Mt Gorongosa

Huperzia phlegmaria

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper Jizira River valley, Mt Gorongosa

Huperzia phlegmaria

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper Jizira River valley, Mt Gorongosa

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Synonyms: Lycopodium phlegmaria L.
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Stems up to 30 cm, pendulous, dichotomously branched. Foliage leaves narrowly lanceolate-acuminate, up to 3.3 × 0.4 cm, coriaceous. Fertile region of stem distinct. Sporophylls 1.2 × 1.5 mm, oblate, subequal in length to the sporangia.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa and Asia.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s): Epiphyte, lithophyte.
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (1993). An annotated check-list of the pteridophytes of Malawi Kirkia 14(1) Page 80.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 180. as Lycopodium phlegmaria

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Page 19. Not recorded for Zimbabwe

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 15.

Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970). Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca Page 20. Recorded for Malawi only

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Huperzia phlegmaria.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164450, retrieved 28 July 2021

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