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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Fiji, Marquesas, Samoa, Society Is., Tonga

Selaginella laxa Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2014 Dämel, E. [s.n.] K001089503 lectotype
Sep 1, 2014 Veitch, J.G. [s.n.], American Samoa K001089500 syntype
Sep 1, 2014 Whitmee, S.J. [s.n.], Samoa K001089496 syntype
Sep 1, 2014 Powell [s.n.], Samoa K001089497 isosyntype
Sep 1, 2014 Powell, T. [s.n.], Samoa K001089499 lectotype
Mar 1, 1938 Powell, T. [7], Samoa K001089498 syntype
Mar 1, 1938 Powell, T. [7] K001089501 isolectotype
Mar 1, 1938 Dämel, E. [s.n.], Fiji K001089502

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 233 (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.

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