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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Selaginella leoneensis Hieron. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
H., W. [79], Sierra Leone K000351233

First published in Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(4): 697 (1902)

Accepted by

  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Quansah, N. & Thomas, B.A. (2021). Anisophyllous species of Selaginella in West Africa The Fern Gazette 21: 188-238.

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