Selaginella soyauxii Hieron.

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(4): 697 (1901)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Uganda. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • 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

  • 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?
Feb 16, 2023 Carvalho [4262] Equatorial Guinea K001519179 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Cheek, M. [3757] Cameroon K000540707 No
Nov 1, 1930 Soyaux, H. [419] Gabon K000351238 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mbani, J., M. [478] Cameroon K000540706 No
Thomas, D.W. [382A] Cameroon K001518343 Yes
Jongkind, C.; Diabate, M.; Bilivogui, D. [11597] Guinea K001561094 Yes
Burkholz [s.n.] K000351240 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brittner [s.n.] K000351239 Unknown Type Material 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 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