Diphasiastrum complanatum (L.) Holub

First published in Preslia 47: 108 (1975)
This species is a synonym of Lycopodium complanatum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Ebihara, A. (2016). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 1: 1-475. Gakken Plus, Tokyo. [Cited as Lycopodium complanatum.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan. [Cited as Diphasiastrum complanatum.]
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth. [Cited as Diphasiastrum complanatum.]
  • 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. [Cited as Diphasiastrum complanatum.]
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Cao, R. (eds.) in Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot. [Cited as Lycopodium complanatum.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • 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