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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Kenya and Angola.
Selaginella myosurus

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Selaginella myosurus (Sw.) Alston appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2005 Darbyshire, I. [281], Cameroon K000338384
Jul 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11574], Cameroon K000338386
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5166], Cameroon K000540289
Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [997], Cameroon K000540323
La Croix, I.F. [4996], Congo K000501433
La Croix, I.F. [4949], Congo K000501435
La Croix, I.F. [5025], Congo K000501434

First published in J. Bot. 70: 64 (1932)

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

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
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