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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Venezuela, Caribbean.
Selaginella tenella

Native to:

Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Selaginella tenella (P.Beauv.) Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589181 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589183 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Fendler, A. [324], Venezuela K000589186 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [1822], Cuba K000589180 holotype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589182 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Broadway, W.E. [6701=5797], Trinidad & Tobago K000589185 paratype
Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [940], Cuba K000589184 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Eggers [4889], Cuba K000589179 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Moritz [448] K000589187 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Sintenis, P. [6245], Puerto Rico K000589177 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1995 Sintenis, P. [5837], Puerto Rico K000589178 isosyntype

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 234 (1843)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Reyes-Chávez, J., Tarvin, S. & Batke, S.P. (2021). Ferns and Lycophytes of Honduras: A new annotated checklist Phytotaxa 506: 1-113.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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