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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America to Trinidad. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Selaginella diffusa

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 200 - 2800 m.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Selaginella diffusa Spring appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 1978 [Moritz] [380], Colombia K000589142 isolectotype
Jul 1, 1978 [Moritz] [379], Colombia K000589141 isotype
Jul 1, 1978 [illegible] [s.n.], Colombia K000589143
Jul 1, 1978 Haenke [s.n.], Panama K000589144 isotype
Sinclair [s.n.], Panama K000589139
Sodiro, A. [s.n.], Ecuador K000589145
Sodiro, P.L. [41], Ecuador K000589146
Moritz [379], Colombia K000589140
s.coll. [126] K000589138
Moritz [380], Colombia K000589137
Jul 1, 1978 Schlim, L. [493], Colombia Selaginella polycephala K000589107 lectotype

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 143 (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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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/
© 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

Kew Science Photographs
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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