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

Native to:

Assam, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Selaginella monospora Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1932 Griffith, W. [s.n.], India K001067482 Unknown type material
Nov 1, 1932 Mack, J. [2], India K001067483
Nov 1, 1932 Anderson, T. [1404], India K001067485 Unknown type material
Nov 1, 1932 Mack, J. [2], India K001067481
Nov 1, 1932 Griffith, W. [s.n.], India K001067477
Nov 1, 1932 Griffith, W. [s.n.], India K001067484
Nov 1, 1932 Griffith, W. [391], India K001067478
India 24345.000
Walker, T.L. [195] K000009117 Unknown type material
Barber, E.S. [135], Indonesia K000855284
Motley, J. [s.n.], Indonesia K000855283
Buchanan-Hamilton, F. [s.n.], India K001067480
Parris, B.S. [11273], Malaysia K000855280
Anderson, T. [1406], India K001067479
Motley, J. [135], Indonesia K000855281
Beccari, O. [s.n.], Malaysia K000855282

First published in Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 135 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. 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.
  • Shalimov, A.P., Wu, Y.D. & Zhang, X.C. (2019). A taxonomic revision of the genus Selaginella (Selaginellaceae) from Nepal PhytoKeys 133: 1-76.

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