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

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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?
Jan 1, 1992 Cheek, M. [3757], Cameroon K000540707 No
Nov 1, 1930 Soyaux, H. [419], Gabon K000351238 Yes
Brittner [s.n.] K000351239 Yes
Burkholz [s.n.] K000351240 Yes
Mbani, J. M. [478], Cameroon K000540706 No

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