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This species is accepted, and its native range is China to Temp. E. Asia and Vietnam.
Selaginella nipponica

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto, Qinghai, Taiwan, Vietnam

Selaginella nipponica Franch. & Sav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Handel-Mazzetti, H. [8379], China K001067384
Bisset, J. [561], Japan K001067379
Franchet, A. [s.n.], Japan K001067381 syntype
Bisset, J. [557], Japan K001067380
Giraldi, P. L. [s.n.], China K001067383

First published in Enum. Pl. Jap. 2: 199, 615 (1879)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • 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
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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