Selaginella thomensis Alston

First published in Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tomé: 97 (1944)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Sierra Leone, Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

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?
Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13589], Cameroon K000580224 No
Jul 1, 1996 Ameka, G. [189], Ghana K000812108 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