113.200 Selaginella P. Beauv.

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Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13

Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta FZ

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.

Zimbabwe: 8 taxa.

Selaginella dregei

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

SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
caffrorum (Milde) Hieron.SDescription
dregei (C. Presl) Hieron.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
goudotiana Spring var. abyssinica (Spring) BizarriN,EDescription, Image
imbricata (Forssk.) Spring ex Decne.[LR-lc]N,W,EDescription, Image
kraussiana (Kunze) A. BraunEDescription, Image
mittenii BakerN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
nivea Alston subsp. nivea SDescription
perpusilla Baker[VU]SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Selaginella:

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Flora of Mozambique: Selaginella
Flora of Zambia: 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, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Selaginella.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=5, retrieved 25 July 2014

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