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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Selaginella decomposita Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1934 Burchell, W.J. [2238], Brazil K000589120 syntype
Nov 1, 1934 Gardner [76], Brazil K000589119 syntype
Nov 1, 1934 [Glaziou] [5215], Brazil K000589121 syntype
Apr 1, 1934 Glaziou, A.F.M. [7968], Brazil K000589118 syntype

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 1(2): 123 (1840)

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