Genus:
Lycopodium L.

Lycopodium clavatum L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Tropical Mountains. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses and social uses, as animal food, an ornamental plant and a medicine and for fuel and food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 1050–4200 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, inland rocky areas, desert, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Cacho de venao, Caminadera, Colchón de pobre, Lycopodio

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
colchón de pobre, gateadera

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Alt. 1050 - 4200 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Fuel
Used for fuels.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Social
Social uses.

[UPB]
Use Environmental Ornamentals
Ornamental (Galvis & Morales 2010, State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Folk medicine: spores are used as a lubricant for suppositories (Galvis & Morales 2010).

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, Colombia, Comoros, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lesotho, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Solomon Is., South Carolina, Spain, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tennessee, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Spanish
Caminadera, cacho de venado, licopodio, colchón de pobre, cacho de venao.

Lycopodium clavatum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 22, 2018 anonymous [27130], Malaysia K000698027 No
May 22, 2018 Samat bin Abdullah, A. [2053], Malaysia K000698024 No
May 22, 2018 Hardial [252], Malaysia K000698025 No
May 22, 2018 Saw, L.G. [34364], Malaysia K000446548 No
May 22, 2018 Holttum, R.E. [11203], Malaysia K000698029 No
May 22, 2018 Henderson, M.R. [10982], Malaysia K000698030 No
May 22, 2018 Holttum, R.E. [31386], Malaysia K000698031 No
May 22, 2018 Parris, B.S. [18/85], Malaysia K000698028 No
May 22, 2018 Chew, Wee-lek [1246], Malaysia K000698033 No
May 22, 2018 anonymous [8022], Malaysia K000698023 No
May 22, 2018 Sinclair, J. [9954], Malaysia K000698026 No
May 22, 2018 Shimizu, T. [13420], Malaysia K000698032 No
May 22, 2018 Banfield, F.S. [s.n.], Malaysia K000698034 No
Aug 1, 2009 Gardette, E. [86], Indonesia K000636989 No
Jan 19, 2009 Amin [SAN114351], Sabah K000421650 No
Dec 1, 2006 Gaerlan [26551], Philippines K000446854 No
Jul 1, 2005 Amin [117338], Malaysia K000420183 No
Mar 1, 2004 Mentor, A. [131348], Malaysia K000445598 No
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [5410], Ecuador K000200250 Yes
Jan 1, 1988 Borssum, J. W. van [2380], Indonesia K000757831 No
Jan 1, 1988 Main [359], Indonesia K000785001 No
Nov 10, 1986 Laumonier, Y. [6634], Indonesia K000757830 No
Jan 1, 1985 Beaman, J.H. [9964], Malaysia K000785011 No
Aug 2, 1980 Preston-Mafham, K.G. [10], Malaysia K000785021 No
Jan 1, 1980 Gibot, A. [74129], Malaysia K000785019 No
Jan 1, 1974 Jacobs, M. [7144], Philippines K000398543 No
Jan 1, 1974 Jacobs, M. [7209], Philippines K000398544 No
Jan 1, 1967 Weber, B.E. [54729], Malaysia K000785012 No
Nov 1, 1962 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Indonesia K000784192 No
Nov 1, 1962 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Indonesia K000784195 No
Nov 1, 1962 Hancock, W. [115], Indonesia K000784194 No
Nov 1, 1962 Newton, F. [s.n.], Indonesia K000785002 No
Nov 1, 1962 Hancock, W. [104], Indonesia K000784193 No
Aug 1, 1953 Meijer, W. [1720], Indonesia K000757843 No
Oct 1, 1940 Schiffner, V. [10], Indonesia K000757836 No
Jan 1, 1935 Clemens, J. [28532], Malaysia K000785015 No
Jan 1, 1935 Clemens, J. [30377], Indonesia K000757851 No
Jan 1, 1925 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [12262], Indonesia K000785023 No
Jan 1, 1919 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [5150], Indonesia K000784196 No
Jan 14, 1910 Mousset, M. [69], Indonesia K000757840 No
Jan 14, 1910 Mousset, M. [69], Indonesia K000757841 No
Santos, J.K. [31903], Philippines K000398541 No
Darnaedi, D. [137], Indonesia K000757829 No
Junghuhn, F.W. [290], Indonesia K000757842 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000757845 No
Junghuhn, F.W. [275], Indonesia K000757850 No
Parris, B.S. [11603], Malaysia K000785005 No
Sinclair, J. [9139], Malaysia K000785006 No
Holttum, R.E. [25455], Malaysia K000785013 No
Wallich, N. [131], Nepal K001094164 Yes
Weber, B.E. [s.n.], Malaysia K000785003 No
Collenette, S. [21507], Malaysia K000785008 No
Kamau [648], Kenya K000696586 No
Katende [1034], Uganda K000449482 No
Beccari, O. [478], Indonesia K000757835 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000757852 No
Everett, A.H. [72], Indonesia K000785022 No
Simpson, D.A. [89], Malaysia K000785016 No
Iwatsuki, k. [1161], Indonesia K000757832 No
Molesworth Allen, B.E.G. [3264], Malaysia K000785017 No
Steenis, C.G.G.J. van [10637], Indonesia K000757848 No
Clemens, J. [51629], Malaysia K000785014 No
Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Indonesia K000757847 No
Parris, B.S. [11292], Malaysia K000785004 No
Clemens, J. [29003], Malaysia K000785018 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000757846 No
Schmutz, E. [1966], Indonesia K000757849 No
Chew, W.L. [725], Malaysia K000785020 No
Iwatsuki, k. [1440], Indonesia K000757833 No
Parris, B.S. [11187], Indonesia K000785024 No
Saikeh Lantoh [82754], Malaysia K000785009 No
Voogd, C.N.A.de [s.n.], Indonesia K000757837 No
Whitehead, J.C. [236], Indonesia K000757834 No
Amin [121015], Malaysia K000451269 No
Ernst, A. [500], Indonesia K000757838 No
Kato, M. [1456], Malaysia K000785007 No
Kostermans, A. [s.n.], Indonesia K000757839 No
Vriese, W.H. de [s.n.], Indonesia K000757844 No
Micholitz, W. [s.n.], Philippines K000398539 No
Gibot, A. [79577], Malaysia K000785010 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1101 (1753)

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