Selaginella myosurus (Sw.) Alston

First published in J. Bot. 70: 64 (1932)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Kenya and Angola. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

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?
Oct 1, 2005 Darbyshire, I. [281], Cameroon K000338384 No
Jul 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11574], Cameroon K000338386 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5166], Cameroon K000540289 No
Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [997], Cameroon K000540323 No
La Croix, I.F. [4996], Congo K000501433 No
La Croix, I.F. [4949], Congo K000501435 No
La Croix, I.F. [5025], Congo K000501434 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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