Selaginella yemensis (Sw.) Spring

First published in Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 2: 191 (1841)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to Kenya, Arabian Peninsula.

Descriptions

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Plant prostrate, with branches and leaves inrolled when dry
Morphology Leaves
Leaves of two kinds, the median ovate, 1–1.5 mm long, the lateral elliptic, c. 1.5 mm long, all leaves with white margins and long-ciliate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Strobili c. 0.5 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Megaspores
Megaspores finely tuberculate.
Distribution
N1–3; Ethiopia, Kenya, Arabia
Ecology
Altitude range 1000–2100 m.
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 2023. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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