Selaginella asperula Mart. ex Spring

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America. It is used as a medicine.

[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
little tree mano de sapo, busukobenaeji

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 0–2000 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Bogotá DC, Caquetá, Cauca, Guainía, Guaviare, Meta, Nariño, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Busukobenaeji (Sikuani), Little tree mano de sapo (Sikuani)

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

Selaginella asperula Mart. ex Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C. [859], Mato Grosso K000579769
Jan 1, 2009 Projeto Flora Cristalino [231], Mato Grosso K000579768
Jan 1, 2009 Henicka, G.S. [77], Mato Grosso K000579780
Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D. [2054], Mato Grosso K000579767
Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D. [2054], Mato Grosso K000579767
Jan 1, 2009 Henicka, G.S. [77], Mato Grosso K000579780
Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C. [859], Mato Grosso K000579769
Jan 1, 2009 Projeto Flora Cristalino [231], Mato Grosso K000579768

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 1(2): 127 (1840)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Ortiz, F. (1989). Botánica médica guahibo. plantas medicinales, mágicas y psicotrópicas utilizadas por los sikuani y cuiba (llanos orientales de colombia). Caldasia 16 (76): 14-22

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0