Selaginella molliceps Spring

First published in Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 257 (1849)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Angola, Comoros. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • 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

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • 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. [12973], Cameroon K000745989 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G. [141], Ghana K000812109 No
Curror [s.n.] K000351246 Yes
Dill [67] K000351247 Yes
Welwitsch [s.n.] K000351261 Yes
Welwitsch [47], Angola K000351262 Yes
Welwitsch [11], Angola K000351263 Yes
Welwitsch [11], Angola K000351266 Yes
Welwitsch [46], Angola K000351265 Yes
Curror [s.n.] K000351245 Unknown type material Yes
Welwitsch [47], Angola K000351267 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [506] K000351264 Yes

Sources

  • 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 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