Selaginella versicolor Spring

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 143 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa. The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bak. F. Allies 84 (1887).
  • in Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 143 (1843)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa. The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2013 Cheek, M. [13056], Cameroon K000745987 No
Dec 1, 2013 Etuge, M. [6474], Cameroon K000745988 No
Aug 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3442], Cameroon K000109266 No
Aug 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [913], Cameroon K000109270 No
Aug 1, 2001 Lane, P. [301], Cameroon K000109264 No
Aug 1, 2001 Biye, E. [14], Cameroon K000109271 No
Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8944], Cameroon K000109269 No
Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7101], Cameroon K000109268 No
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2707], Cameroon K000109267 No
Aug 1, 1996 Wheatley, J.I. [395], Cameroon K000109265 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G. [109], Ghana K000812110 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G [119], Ghana K000812111 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G. [16], Ghana K000812113 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G. [57], Ghana K000812112 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G. [47], Ghana K000812114 No
Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [9121], Cameroon K000540259 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5021], Cameroon K000540312 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [4980], Cameroon K000540295 No
Nov 1, 1934 Kalbreger [158], Cameroon K000351229 Unknown type material Yes
Nov 1, 1934 Mann, G. [149], Equatorial Guinea K000351228 lectotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • 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 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/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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