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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sudan to S. Africa.
Selaginella mittenii

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Selaginella mittenii Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1937 Sanderson [s.n.], South Africa K000351289
Dec 1, 1937 Cooper, T. [1036], South Africa K000351290
Dec 1, 1937 McKen, G. [237], South Africa K000351288
Hannington, B. [s.n.], Tanzania K000351253
Welwitsch [43], Angola K000351269

First published in J. Bot. 21: 18 (1883)

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.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

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