Selaginella kerstingii Hieron.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50: 2, 21 (1913)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Papua New Guinea to New Caledonia. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

New Caledonia, New Guinea, Solomon Is.

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands. The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419.
  • 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

  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands. The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2006 Womersley, J.S. [NGF 48595], Papua New Guinea K000409528 No
Dec 1, 2006 Hoogland [8889], Papua New Guinea K000409364 No
Dec 1, 2006 Streimann [NGF 24341], Papua New Guinea K000409664 No
Dec 1, 2006 Kerenga, K. [LAE 73825], Papua New Guinea K000409526 No
Sep 30, 1922 Schlechter, F.R.R. [17128], Papua New Guinea K000812129 syntype Yes
Schlechter, R. [17148], Papua New Guinea K000408398 syntype Yes
Schlechter, R. [17148], Papua New Guinea K000408399 syntype 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images