113.200 Selaginella P. Beauv.

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Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca

Description of the genus

Description as for the family (only genus in the family)

Derivation of name: selaginella: a small Selago, Linné gave this name to an angiosperm genus with similarly whorled leaves

Worldwide: Worldwide distribution with about 700 species, most of them in the tropics.

Zambia: 7 taxa.

Selaginella dregei

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
dregei (C. Presl) Hieron.N,C,SLkDescription, Image
goudotiana Spring var. abyssinica (Spring) BizarriN,W,C,SNw,SDescription, Image
imbricata (Forssk.) Spring ex Decne.SLk,SDescription, Image
mittenii BakerN,C,SDescription, Image
njam-njamensis Hieron.EE,WDescription
subisophylla JermyNLpDescription
tenerrima A. Braun ex KuhnN,ENDescription

Other sources of information about Selaginella:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Selaginella
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Selaginella
Flora of Malawi: Selaginella
Flora of Mozambique: Selaginella
Flora of Zimbabwe: Selaginella

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Selaginella
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Selaginella
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Selaginella
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Selaginella
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Selaginella
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Selaginella
JSTOR Plant Science: Selaginella
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Selaginella
Plants of the World Online: Selaginella
Tropicos: Selaginella
Wikipedia: Selaginella

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Selaginella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=5, retrieved 30 September 2023

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