Selaginella trichophylla K.H.Shing

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 31: 569 (1993)
This name is a synonym of Selaginella monospora

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2020). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 3: 1-191. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources. [Cited as Selaginella monospora.]
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS. [Cited as Selaginella monospora.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these 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 Selaginella trichophylla.]
  • Shalimov, A.P., Wu, Y.D. & Zhang, X.C. (2019). A taxonomic revision of the genus Selaginella (Selaginellaceae) from Nepal. PhytoKeys 133: 1-76. [Cited as Selaginella trichophylla.]

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