1. Family: Selaginellaceae Willk.
    1. Genus: Selaginella P.Beauv.
      1. Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A.Braun

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Selaginellaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

    Ecology
    On ground in mossy forest zone on mountains, 3, 200 to 6, 000 ft. alt.; locally abundant.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Azores, Burundi, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madeira, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Assam, Belgium, Brazil South, California, Chatham Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Hawaii, India, Italy, Jamaica, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Panamá, Portugal, Sicilia, South Australia, South Carolina, Spain, Thailand, Venezuela, Victoria, Virginia, Yugoslavia

    Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A.Braun appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9669], Cameroon K000109254
    Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9440], Cameroon K000109255
    Oct 1, 1978 South Africa K000351292 lectotype
    Oct 1, 1978 Krauss [748], South Africa K000351291
    Jan 1, 1972 illegible, Azores K000351226
    Nov 1, 1934 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Tanzania K000351256
    Patel, H. [7250], Mozambique K000545211
    Christenhusz, M.J.M., Kamau, P., Mbale, M. [6617], Kenya K000696650
    Jul 1, 1983 Haniff, M. [14214], Malaysia Selaginella canescens K000853149
    Jul 1, 1983 s.coll [424], Malaysia Selaginella canescens K000853147
    Jul 1, 1983 Kadim [455], Malaysia Selaginella canescens K000853148

    First published in Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1859: 22 (1860)

    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.
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Knox in Trans. Ed. Bot. Soc. 35: 291, fig. 188 (1950).
    • Sim F.S.A. 335, t. 182, fig. 1 (1915)
    • Bak. F. Allies 65 (1887)
    • Sem. Hort. Berl. 1860, App. 22
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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