Lycopodium complanatum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1104 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Subarctic & Temp. Northern Hemisphere. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome. It is has social uses and as a poison and a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, British Columbia, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China South-Central, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Hainan, Haiti, Hungary, Idaho, India, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Myanmar, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tibet, Tuva, Ukraine, Vermont, Vietnam, Washington, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Netherlands

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 1: 1-626. EABCN, Seoul.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Ebihara, A. (2016). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 1: 1-475. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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. [Cited as Lycopodium complanatum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Cherepanov, S. K. (ed.) (1981). Sosudistye Rasteniia SSSR 1: 1-509. Nauka, Leningradskoe Otdelenie.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Prelli, R. & Boudrie, M. (2021). Les Fougères et plantes alliées d'Europe: 1-528. BIOTOPE.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Jansen, P., Lemmens, R., Oyen, L., Siemonsma, J., Stavast, F. & Van Valkenburg, J. (1991) Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Basic list of species and commodity grouping. Final version. Pudoc, Wageningen.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 12, 2011 Amin; Ismail [60320] Malaysia K000783384 No
Aug 12, 2011 Curtis, C. [s.n.] Indonesia K000783426 No
Aug 12, 2011 Laumonier, Y. [6635] Indonesia K000783376 No
Aug 12, 2011 Curtis, C. [s.n.] Indonesia K000783425 No
Aug 12, 2011 Laumonier, Y. [6635] Indonesia K000783375 No
Aug 12, 2011 Borssum, J., W. van [2379] Indonesia K000783372 No
Aug 12, 2011 Beccari, O. [472] Indonesia K000783373 No
Aug 12, 2011 Iwatsuki, k.; Murata, G.; Dransfield, J.; Saerudin [1438] Indonesia K000783374 No
Aug 12, 2011 Collenette, S. [561] Malaysia K000783382 No
Aug 12, 2011 Raciborski, M. [s.n.] Indonesia K000783381 No
Aug 12, 2011 Voogd, C.N.A.de [s.n.] Indonesia K000783377 No
Aug 12, 2011 Raciborski, M. [s.n.] Indonesia K000783380 No
Aug 12, 2011 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.] Indonesia K000783427 No
Aug 12, 2011 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [5633] Indonesia K000783370 No
Aug 12, 2011 Chew, W.L.; Corner, E.J.H. [7139] Malaysia K000445599 No
Aug 12, 2011 Chew, W.L.; Corner, E.J.H. [7139] Malaysia K000783383 No
Aug 12, 2011 Raciborski, M. [s.n.] Indonesia K000783379 No
Aug 12, 2011 Whitehead, J.C.; Flenley, J.R. [235] Indonesia K000783371 No
Aug 12, 2011 Clemens, J.; Clemens, M.S. [51510] Malaysia K000783385 No
Aug 12, 2011 Voogd, C.N.A.de [s.n.] Indonesia K000783378 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2186] India K001115380 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2186] India K001115381 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2186] India K001115379 Unknown Type Material Yes
Johns, R.J. [9169] K:SPC-64358.000 No
Chew, W.L.; Corner, E.J.H. [4413] Malaysia K000783369 Isotype Yes
Parris, B.S. [11179] Indonesia K000783424 No
Eyma, P.J. [620] Indonesia K000783423 No
Eyma, P.J. [750] Indonesia K000783422 No
Argent, G. [8787] Indonesia K000445600 No
Copeland, E.B. [128] Philippines K000398546 No
Christenhuis, M.J.M. [6748] Finland K000696722 No
Tixier, P. [s.n.] Vietnam Diphasiastrum complanatum K001636194 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0