Selaginella diffusa Spring

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 143 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & S. Tropical America to Trinidad. It grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Vega-Betancur, S. Callejas, R., Testo, W. & Vasco, A. (2023). Sinopsis de Selaginella (Selaginellaceae) para el departamento de Antioquia, Colombia. Brittonia 75: 133-158. New York Botanical Garden.

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 of Boyacá Project

  • 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
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Vega-Betancur, S. Callejas, R., Testo, W. & Vasco, A. (2023). Sinopsis de Selaginella (Selaginellaceae) para el departamento de Antioquia, Colombia. Brittonia 75: 133-158. New York Botanical Garden.

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
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 1978 [Moritz] [379] Colombia K000589141 Type Yes
Jul 1, 1978 [Moritz] [380] Colombia K000589142 Isolectotype Yes
Jul 1, 1978 Haenke [s.n.] Panama K000589144 Type Yes
Jul 1, 1978 [illegible] [s.n.] Colombia K000589143 Unknown Type Material Yes
Moritz [379] Colombia K000589140 Unknown Type Material Yes
Van der Werff, H.; Gray, B.; Quizhpe, W. [21698] Ecuador K001636527 No
Sinclair [s.n.] Panama K000589139 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sodiro, P.L. [41] Ecuador K000589146 Unknown Type Material Yes
Moritz [380] Colombia K000589137 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [126] K000589138 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sodiro, A. [s.n.] Ecuador K000589145 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 1, 1978 Schlim, L. [493] Colombia Selaginella polycephala K000589107 Type Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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