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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
Selaginella buchholzii

[FWTA]

Selaginellaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Cracks in rocks, among stones, or on banks, under bushes or in dry exposed positions; near sea level up to 3, 000 ft. alt.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Selaginella buchholzii Hieron. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Buchholz [s.n.] K000351248

First published in Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(4): 696 (1901)

Accepted by

  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.
  • 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.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Hedwigia 43: 51 (1904), incl. var. togoensis Hieron.
  • in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 1, 4: 696 (1901)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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