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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan.

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Angola, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Crozet Is., Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Fiji, Finland, France, Free State, Føroyar, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kerguelen, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Marion-Prince Edward, Marquesas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Samoa, Saskatchewan, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South Georgia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tristan da Cunha, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Utah, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Lycopodium L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1999 Beaman, J.H. [11624], Malaysia K000474394
Oct 1, 1993 Beaman, J.H. [12023], Malaysia K000445577
Jan 1, 1935 Clemens, J. [29859], Malaysia K000398076
Ashton, P.S. [111], Brunei K000398082
Ashton, P.S. [111], Brunei K000398083
Ashton, P.S. [306], Brunei K000604513
Jacobs, M. [7750], Philippines K000376271
Metcalfe, C.A. 19134.000
Metcalfe, C.R. 22504.000
Grimes, J. [1094], Indonesia K000507969
Grimes, J. [1094], Indonesia K000516473
Johns, R.J. [6913], Brunei K000604514
Johns, R.J. [7045], Brunei K000604515
Johns, R.J. [7034], Brunei K000604524
Coode, M.J.E. [6186], Indonesia K000446544
Argent, G. [9163], Brunei K000604526
La Croix, I.F. [5040], Congo K000501428
Wong, K.M. [1716], Brunei K000604521
Wong, K.M. [s.n.], Malaysia K000604522
Wong, K.M. [1225], Brunei K000604523
Kessler, P.J.A. [2769], Indonesia K000604516
Kessler, P.J.A. [1501], Indonesia K000604525
Wiriadinata, H. [4037], Indonesia K000604520
Lim, S.P. [143274], Malaysia K000604518
Gardette, E. [76], Indonesia K000636991
Andau, D. [974], Malaysia K000604517
Vogel, E.F. de [7603], Indonesia K000398075
Rumutom, M. [94], Malaysia K000604519

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1100 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

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