Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A.Braun

First published in Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1859: 22 (1860)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Tropical & S. Africa. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Azores, Burundi, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madeira, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Assam, Belgium, Brazil South, California, Chatham Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Czechoslovakia, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Hawaii, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Panamá, Portugal, Sicilia, South Australia, South Carolina, Spain, Thailand, Venezuela, Victoria, Virginia, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Gonggrijp, S. & al. (2021). Nova Flora Neerlandica, Lycopodiopsida & Polypodiopsida: 1-275. KNVV uitgeverij.
  • Lustyk, P. & Doležal, J. (2022). Additamenta ad floram Reipublicae Bohemicae. XX. Zprávy Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 57: 41-171.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Prelli, R. & Boudrie, M. (2021). Les Fougères et plantes alliées d'Europe: 1-528. BIOTOPE.
  • 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.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bak. F. Allies 65 (1887)
  • Knox in Trans. Ed. Bot. Soc. 35: 291, fig. 188 (1950).
  • Sem. Hort. Berl. 1860, App. 22
  • Sim F.S.A. 335, t. 182, fig. 1 (1915)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Gonggrijp, S. & al. (2021). Nova Flora Neerlandica, Lycopodiopsida & Polypodiopsida: 1-275. KNVV uitgeverij.
  • Lustyk, P. & Doležal, J. (2022). Additamenta ad floram Reipublicae Bohemicae. XX. Zprávy Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 57: 41-171.
  • Prelli, R. & Boudrie, M. (2021). Les Fougères et plantes alliées d'Europe: 1-528. BIOTOPE.
  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa. The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9669], Cameroon K000109254 No
Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9440], Cameroon K000109255 No
Oct 1, 1978 South Africa K000351292 lectotype Yes
Oct 1, 1978 Krauss [748], South Africa K000351291 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 illegible, Azores K000351226 Yes
Nov 1, 1934 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Tanzania K000351256 Yes
Patel, H. [7250], Mozambique K000545211 No
Christenhusz, M.J.M., Kamau, P., Mbale, M. [6617], Kenya K000696650 No
Jul 1, 1983 Kadim [455], Malaysia Selaginella canescens K000853148 No
Jul 1, 1983 Haniff, M. [14214], Malaysia Selaginella canescens K000853149 No
Jul 1, 1983 s.coll [424], Malaysia Selaginella canescens K000853147 No

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images