Selaginella goudotiana Spring

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 140 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa, SW. Arabian Peninsula, Madagascar. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

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.

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?
Apr 1, 1931 Baron, R. [2201], Madagascar K000351274 Yes
Apr 1, 1931 Meller [s.n.], Madagascar K000351275 Unknown type material Yes
Apr 1, 1931 Pool, W. [s.n.], Madagascar K000351273 Yes
Hildebrandt, J.M. [4147], Madagascar K000351277 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 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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