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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nepal to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

Selaginella pennata (D.Don) Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1932 Griffith, W. [s.n.], India K001067443 Unknown type material
India 24347.000

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 232 (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.
  • Shalimov, A.P., Wu, Y.D. & Zhang, X.C. (2019). A taxonomic revision of the genus Selaginella (Selaginellaceae) from Nepal PhytoKeys 133: 1-76.

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/
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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