Selaginella imbricata (Forssk.) Spring ex Decne.

First published in Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 2: 193 (1841)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to NW. Namibia, Arabian Peninsula. It grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS. [Cited as Selaginella bryopteris.]

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K000009121 Unknown type material Yes
Wallich, N. [s.n.], India K001067414 Yes
Griffith, W. [29], India K001067416 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], India K001067415 Yes
Griffith, W. [s.n.], India K001067413 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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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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