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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
Selaginella tenella

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

Native to:

Belize, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Selaginella tenella (P.Beauv.) Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589181 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589183 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Fendler, A. [324], Venezuela K000589186 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [1822], Cuba K000589180 holotype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589182 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Broadway, W.E. [6701=5797], Trinidad & Tobago K000589185 paratype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589184 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Eggers [4889], Cuba K000589179 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Moritz [448] K000589187 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Sintenis, P. [6245], Puerto Rico K000589177 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Sintenis, P. [5837], Puerto Rico K000589178 isosyntype

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 234 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Reyes-Chávez, J., Tarvin, S. & Batke, S.P. (2021). Ferns and Lycophytes of Honduras: A new annotated checklist Phytotaxa 506: 1-113.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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