Lycopodiaceae P.Beauv. ex Mirb.

First published in Hist. Nat. Vég. [Lam. & Mirbel] 4: 293. 1802 [21 Nov 1802] , as 'Lycopodia' (1802)
This family is accepted

Descriptions

Lycopodiaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D.. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial or epiphytic herbs or sometimesgrowing on rocks, with erect, pendulous, climbing or prostrate, unbranched or dichotomously branched stems
Morphology Leaves
Leaves small, simple, single-veined, spirally arranged or decussate
[FTEA]

Lycopodiaceae, A.H.G Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. 1959

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herbs, terrestrial or epiphytic
Morphology Stem
Stems erect, prostrate or pendulous; branches leafy, dichotomous or pinnate
Morphology Leaves
Leaves small, simple, 1–nerved, without ligules, usually spirally arranged, often decurrent, rarely with leaves on two planes
[FWTA]

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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