Selaginella rhodostachya Baker

First published in Timehri 5: 221 (1886)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Venezuela to Guyana. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Guyana, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Kew Bulletin

  • Alston, A. H. G., Jermy, A. C. & Rankin, J. M. (1981). The genus Selaginella in tropical South America. Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 9: 233 - 330.
  • Assis, E. L. M. (2016). Estudos taxonomicos em Selaginella P. Beauv. subgenero Stachygynandrum (P. Beauv.) Baker no Brasil. Ph.D. thesis. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.
  • Baker 1886: 221
  • Baker 1887: 112
  • Baker, J. G.  (1887). Handbook of the fern-allies: a synopsis of the genera and species of the natural orders. George Bell & Sons, London.
  • Baker, J. G. (1886). Ferns. In: E. F. Thurn (ed.), Notes on the plants observed during the Roraima Expedition of 1884. Timehri, Vol5. The Royal Agricultural & Commer­cial Society of British Guiana, Demerara & London.
  • Buck, W. R. (1986). A new species of Selaginella section Articulatae (Selaginellaceae) from Paraguay. Brittonia 38: 45 - 47.
  • Funk et al.(2007: 20).
  • Funk, V., Hollowell, T., Berry, P., Kellooff, C. & Alexander, S. N. (2007). Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55: 1 - 584.
  • Goes-Neto, L. A. A. (2016). Estudos taxonomicos em Selaginellaceae Willk. (Lycopodiophyta) no Brasil. Ph.D. thesis. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte.
  • Goes-Neto, L. A. A. , Heringer, G. & Salino, A. (2015a). Selaginella salinoi (Selaginellaceae), a new species from Brazil. Phytotaxa 224: 291 - 295.
  • Goes-Neto, L. A. A. , Maciel, S., Pietrobom, M. R. & Valdespino, I. A. (2015b). Licofitas (Lycopodiophyta) do Corredor de Biodiversidade do Norte do Para, Brasil. Rodriguesia 66: 229 - 244.
  • IUCN (2012). IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. Version 3.1. Second Edition. IUCN Species Survival Commission, Gland.
  • Jenman, G. S.  (1909). Selaginellaceae. In: J. H. Hart (ed.), The ferns and fern allies of the British West Indies and Guiana. Government Printing Office, Port of Spain.
  • Jenman, G. S. (1897). New or noteworthy plants. Gard. Chron. 22: 210 - 211.
  • McNeill, J., Barrie, F. R., Buck, W. R., Demoulin, V., Greuter, W., Hawksworth, D. L., Herendeen, P. S., Knapp, S., Marhold, K., Prado, J., Prud'homme van Reine, W. F., Smith, G. F., Wiersema, J. H. & Turland, N. J. (2012). International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (Mel­bourne Code). Regnum Veg. 154.
  • Ponce, M. M. & de la Sota, R. E. (2008). Selaginellaceae. In: F. O. Zuloaga, O. Morrone & M. Belgado (eds), Catalogo de las plantas vaculares del Cono Sur (Argentina, sur de Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay) Vol. 1. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae, Monocotiledoneae. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St Louis.
  • Prado, J., Hirai, R. Y. & Moran, R. C. (2015). Proposal concerning inadvertent lectotypifications (and neotypifications). Taxon 64: 651.
  • Smith (1995: 306);
  • Smith, A. R. (1995). Selaginellaceae. In: P. E. Berry, B. K. Holst & K. Yatskievych (eds), Flora of the Venezuelan Guyana 2. Pteridophytes, Spermatophytes: Acanthaceae-Araceae. Timber Press, Portland.
  • Valdespino, I. A.  (2015b). Lectotypification of Selaginella tenuissima and S. papagaiensis (Selaginellaceae) with the de­scription of S. monticola. Phytotaxa 233: 153 - 165.
  • Valdespino, I. A.  (2015c). Novelties in Selaginella (Selaginellaceae - Lycopodiophyta), with emphasis on Brazilian spe­cies. PhytoKeys 57: 93 - 133.
  • Valdespino, I. A. (2015a). Selaginella boomii (Selaginellaceae - Lycopodiophyta): A new and widely distributed spikemoss from South America. Brittonia 67: 328 - 335.
  • Valdespino, I. A., Heringer, G., Salino, A., Goes-Neto, L. A. A. & Ceballos, J. (2015). Seven new species of Selaginella subg. Stachygynandrum (Selaginellaceae) from Brazil and new synonyms for the genus. PhytoKeys 50: 61 - 99.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1995 Thurn, E.F. im [s.n.], Venezuela K000229471 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1995 Ule, E. [8491] K000589268 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0