Family Selaginellaceae, genus Selaginella;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Selaginella , giving current name, authority, synonyms, published references, geographic distribution and (sometimes) illustrations.
Please note: an asterisk * in the distribution list means that the species is exotic to the country named.
	Selaginella species A to D.        Next page  Link here 


002.000 Order Selaginellales Wettst.; Handb. Syst. Bot. II, 1: 97. 1903 Statistics: 1 genus, 690 spp. [691 species and 1 hybrid listed] = Heterosporae Aschers.; Syn. 1: 149 (1896) = Heterosporeae Prantl; Lehrb. Bot., 116 (1874) = Selaginellineae Engler; Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien, 2. Aufl.: 64 (1898) = Selagines Batsch; Syn. Univ. Anal. Gen. Plant., 381 (1794) = Subclass Selaginellidae Pichi-Sermolli; Pteridophyta, Vistas in Botany, p. 456 (1961) 002.0000 Family Selaginellaceae Reichb.; Handb. Nat. Pflanzensyst., p. 163 (1837) Trivial names: Moosfarne, clubmoss. Statistics: 1 genus, ca. 690 spp. [691 species and 1 hybrid listed] = Selaginellaceae Milde; Höher. Sporenpfl. Deutschl. Schweiz 136 (1865) 002.0001 Selaginella PB.; Prodr. Aethéogam.: 101 (1805) [nom. cons. Trivial names: Moosfarn, Zwergbärlapp, clubmoss. Statistics: ca. 690 spp. cosmopolitan [691 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Bryodesma Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) = Carpolepidium Beauv.; Fl. d'Oware, 1: 21, t. 13 (1805) = Didiclis Beauv. in Déterv. Hist. Nat. 3: 477; no (1899). 1803; ex Lamk. & Mirb., Hist. Nat., ed. nov., 4: 314. 1830 = Didiclis P. Beauv. ex Mirb.; Hist. Nat. Veg. 3: 477, 4:314. 21 Nov (1802) = Didiclis subgen. Heterophyllum (Hieron.) Roth.; Fedde Rep., 54: 70 (1944) = Didiclis subgen. Stachygynandrum (Spreng.) Rothm.; Fedde Rep., 54: 70 (1944) = Diplostachyum P. Beauv.; Prodr. 104 ("Diplostachium"), 107. 10 Jan (1805) = Gymnogynum Beauv.; Mag. Encycl. IX, 5: 480 (1804), et Prodr. 103. 10 Jan (1805) = Heterophyllae Spring; Mart. & Engl., Fl. Bras. 1, 2: 188 (1840) = Heterophyllium Hieron. ex Börner; Volksflora, Eine Flora für das deutsche Volk, 110 (gen.), 285 (sp.), fig. 249 (1912) = Heterostachys Warb.; Monsunia 1: 101 (1900) = Homoeophyllae Spring; Mart. & Endl., Fl. Bras., 1: 118 (1840) = Homoeophyllum Hieron. & Sadeb.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. l(4): 669 (1902) = Homostachys Warb.; Monsunia 1: 101 (1900) = Homotropae A. Br.; App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 11. [1857] 1858 = Hypopterygiopsis Sakurai; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 57: 255 (1943) = Lycopodioides Boehm.; Def. Gen. Pl. (ed. 3) 485 (1760) [nom. rejic. against Selaginella P. Beauv (1805) nom. cons. = Lycopodioides Dillen.; Hist. Musc., 468-470, t. 64-65 (1741) = Lycopodium convulutum Arnott; Mem. Werner Nat. Hist. Soc. 5: 199 (1824) [non Desv. 1814 = Lycopodium sect. Selaginella (Beauv.) Wallr.; Fl. Crypt. Germ. 3: 34 (1831) = Lycopodium sect. Selaginella Reichb.; Consp., p. 78 (1828) = Lycopodium sect. Stachygynandra Kunze; Linnaea 9: 8 (1834) = Lycopodium sect. Stachygynandrum Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil., Hook. Bot. Misc. 2: 380 (1831) = Lycopodium subgen. Stachygynandrum Spreng.; Anleit., ed. 2, II, 1: 109 (1817) = Mirmau Adans.; Fam. II: 491 (1763) (descr.) = Polycocca Hill; Gen. Hist. Nat. 2 (Hist. Pl.) 112 (1773) [nom. superfl. for Selaginoides = Selaginoides (Dill.) Boehm.; Ludwig, Def. Gen. PI., 484, no (1208). 1760 = Selaginoides Ség.; Pl. Veron. 3: 51. Jul-Dec (1754), nom. rejic. = Selago P. Browne; Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 82. 10 Mar (1756) [nom. illeg., non Selago L. (1753) = Stachygynandrum P. Beauv. ex Mirb.; Hist. Nat. Veg. 3: 477 (1803) [nom. rejic. against Selaginella P. Beauv (1805) = Stachygynandrum Palisot-Beauvois; Mag. Encycl. 9: 482 (1804) = Trispermium Hill; Gen. Hist. Nat. 2 (Hist. Pl.) 112 (1773) [nom. superfl. for Selaginoides Selaginella acanthonota Underwood; Torreya 2: 172 (1902) Distribution [complete]: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina = Selaginella arenicola ssp. acanthonota (Underwood) Tryon; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 42(1): 26 (1955) = Selaginella floridana Maxon; Amer. Fern Jour. 11: 1 (1921) = Selaginella funiformis Van Eselt.; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 30: 161 (1917) = Selaginella humifusa Van Eselt.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20: 165 (1918) = Selaginella rupestris (L.) Spring var. acanthonota (Underw.) Clute; Fern Allies 264 (1905) Selaginella acanthostachys Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 99, no. 40 (1883) Distribution [complete]: Peru, Ecuador = Lycopodioides acanthostachys (Bak.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) Selaginella adunca A. Br. ex Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. 1 (4): 674 (1902) Distribution [complete]: India (Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, S-Himalaya) Conservation status: IUCN E = Selaginella yemensis sensu Duthie; Cat. Kumaon Pl. 232 (1866) = Selaginella yemensis sensu Baker; Fern Allies, 73, no. 152 (1887) Selaginella aenea Warb.; Monsunia 1: 104, 115, no. 58 (1900) Distribution [complete]: Philippines (Mindanao) = Selaginella bacanii Hieron.; Fedde Repert. 10: 43, no. 3 (1911) = Selaginella cupressina var. aristulata Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Philip. Bot. 6: (1994). 1913 Selaginella agusanensis Hieron.; Elmer, Leaflets Philip. Bot. 6: 1998, no. 10 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Philippines (Mindanao) Selaginella aitchisonii Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl. Nat. Pfl. 1 (4): 674 (1902) Distribution [complete]: Kashmir, Kurram, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkestan, NW-Nepal, NW-Himalaya = Selaginella sanguinolenta (L.) Spring f. aitchisonii (Hieron.) Alston; Proc. Nat. Inst. Sci. India 11: 215 (1945) Selaginella albidocincta Ching; Fl. Xizangica 1: 21 (1983) Distribution [complete]: Qinghai, Tibet Remarks: status doubtful Selaginella albociliata P.S. Wang; J. Arnold Arbor. 71(2): 269 (1990) Distribution [complete]: China Selaginella albocincta Ching ex H.S. Kung; Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(2): 251-252, f. 1: 9-14 (1981) Distribution [complete]: Tibet = Lycopodioides albocincta (Ching ex H.S. Kung) H.S. Kung; Fl. Sichuanica 6: 61 (1988) Selaginella albolineata A.R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77: 262, f. 7A-E (1990) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela Selaginella alligans Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Philip. Bot. 6: 1998, 2012, no. 15 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Philippines (Luzon, Mindanao), Sulawesi Selaginella alopecuroides Baker; Jour. Bot. 19: 368, no. 83 (1881) Distribution [complete]: Borneo = Lycopodioides alopecuroides (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: (1891) f. angustior Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 11: 28 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo f. latior Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 11: 28 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella alutacea Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 233, no 154 (1843) Distribution: peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Penang, Pahan, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor), Sumatra, Java, Christmas Isl. (Austr.) = Lycopodioides alutacea (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides pinangensis (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodioides wrayi (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella alutacea var. sphaerophylla Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 178 (1885) = Selaginella bancana Warb.; Monsunia, 1: 109, 126, no. 140 (1900) = Selaginella brevipinna Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 1: 23 (1911) = Selaginella exasperata var. rectisulca Warb.; Monsunia 1: 126 (1900) = Selaginella incerta Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 23: 24 (1916) = Selaginella kunstleri Baker; Kew Bull (1893): 13, no. 39 = Selaginella membranifolia Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 7: 31 (1912) = Selaginella montana Ridl.; Jour. Roy. Asiat. Soc., Str. Br., No. 80: 159, no. 33 (1919) = Selaginella oligostachya Baker; Ann. Bot. 8: 132, no. 272 (1894) = Selaginella pinangensis Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 227, no. 107 (1843) = Selaginella pycnocarpa Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 23: 25 (1916) = Selaginella rupicola Ridl.; Jour. Roy. As. Soc., Str. Br., No. 45: 248 (1906) = Selaginella tansleyi Baker; Kew Bull (1906): 205, no. 420 = Selaginella wrayi Baker; Fern Allies, 113, no. 296 (1887) var. curtisii (Ridley) Alston; Straits Gard. Bull. 8: 56 (1934) Distribution [complete]: peninsular Malaysia (Gunung Bujong Malacca, Perak) Conservation status: only known from type = Selaginella curtisii Ridl.; Jour. Roy. Asiatic Soc., Str. Br., No. 80: 148, no. 2 (1919) var. pensile (Ridley) Alston; Straits Gard. Bull. 8: 56 (1934) Distribution [complete]: peninsular Malaysia = Selaginella pensile Ridl.; Jour. Roy. As. Soc., Str. Br. No. 80: 150, no. 8 (1919) var. scabrida (Ridley) Alston; Straits Gard. Bull. 8: 56 (1934) Distribution [complete]: peninsular Malaysia (Pahan) = Selaginella scabrida Ridl.; Jour. Roy. As. Soc., Str. Br., No. 80: 159, no. 32 (1919) Selaginella amazonica Spring; Fl. Bras. 1(2): 124 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Brazil (Amazonas), Venezuela, Colombia, British Guyana = Lycopodioides amazonica (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides rionegrensis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella rionegrensis Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 117, no. 237 (1885) Selaginella ambigua A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 286, no. 23 (1865) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela = Lycopodioides ambigua (A. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) Selaginella amblyphylla Alston; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Bot.: 5(6): 287-288 (1934) Distribution [complete]: Yunnan, Burma, Thailand, south to, peninsular Thailand Selaginella anaclasta Alston ex Crabbe & Jermy; Amer. Fern J. 63(3): 135 (1973) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela Selaginella anceps (C. Presl) C. Presl; Abh. Konigl. Bohm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5, 3: 581 (repr. 151) (1845) Distribution [complete]: Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia = Lycopodioides anceps (C. Presl) Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodium anceps C. Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1(1): 80 (1825) [non Wall. = Lycopodium gracile Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 551, no. 83. [1813] 1814 = Selaginella cupressina var. anceps (Presl) Alderw.; Mal. Fern. Allies 141 (1915) = Selaginella flabellata var. expansa Spring; Monogr. Lyc II: 175 (1850) = Selaginella gracilis (Desv. ex Poir.) Hieron.; Hedwigia 58: 292 (1917) [nom. illeg., non Selaginella gracilis Moore (1886) = Selaginella hartwegiana sensu Christ in Pittier; Primit. Fl. Costaric. 3(1): 61 (1901) = Selaginella oaxacana sensu Donn. Smith; Enum. Pl. Guat., 4: 180 (1895) = Selaginella pulcherrima sensu Christ in Pittier; Primit. Fl. Costaric. 3 (1): 62 (1901) Selaginella andrewsii Jermy & J. S. Holmes; Fl. Australia 48: 705 (1998) Distribution [complete]: SE-Queensland Selaginella anisoclada Alston ex J.A. Crabbe & Jermy; Fern Gaz. 11(4): 255 (1976) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela, Colombia Selaginella apoda (L.) Spring; Martius & al., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 119 (1840) ssp. apoda (L.) Spring; Martius & al., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 119 (1840) Distribution [complete]: NE-USA, E-USA, C-USA, S-USA (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouti, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Cuba, Mexico (Chiapas, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Puebla, Chihuahua), Guatemala, *Chile, *NE-Germany (*Berlin) Trivial names: Stengelloser Moosfarn, Creeping Spikemoss = Diplostachyum apodum (L.) Palisot de Beauv.; Prodr. Aetheogam. 107 (1805) = Lycopodioides apoda (L.) Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Mapania 1: 824 (1891) = Lycopodium albidulum Sw.; Syn. Fil., 183, 409, no. 55 (1806) = Lycopodium apodon Steud.; Nomencl. Bot. Crypt., 280 (1824) = Lycopodium apodum L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1105 (1753) = Lycopodium apodum var. pilifera Aberle; Gefässpl. Bot. Gart. Salzburg, 11 (1877) = Lycopodium apus Gmel.; Beauv., Prodr. Aethéog., 110 (1805) = Selaginella albidula (Sw.) Spring; Flora 21: 214, no. 24 (1838) = Selaginella apoda (L.) C. Morren; Belgique Hort. 4(3): 70 (1853) = Selaginella apoda (L.) Fernald; Rhodora 17(195): 68 (1915) = Selaginella apoda minor Hort. ex W. Lauche; Verz. Hort. August., 8 (1856) [nomen = Selaginella apoda var. denticulata Spring; Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 77 (1850) = Selaginella apus minor Hort. ex A. Br.; App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 22 (1857) = Selaginella apus var. denticulata Spring; Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 77 (1849) ssp. eclipes (W.R. Buck) Skoda; Preslia 68(4): 344 (1996) [1997] Trivial names: Hidden Spike-moss, Buck's Meadow Spike-moss Distribution [complete]: E-Canada (Ontario, Quebec), NE-USA (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin = Selaginella eclipes Buck; Canad. J. Bot. 55: 366 (1977) Selaginella apoensis Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Philip. Bot., 6: 2023, no. 18 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Sulawesi, Philippines Selaginella arbuscula (Kaulf.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 227 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Hawaii (Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Hawaii Isl.), Society Isl. (Bora Bora), Ualan, Santa Cruz Isl. (Vanikoro), Marquesas Isl. (Nuku Hiva, Fatu Hiva) = Lycopodioides arbuscula (Kaulf.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodium arbusculum Kaulf .; Enum. Fil., p. 19 (1824) = Lycopodium pennigerum Gaudich.; Bot. Freyc. Voy. 1: 288 (1826) Selaginella arbusculoides J. W. Moore; Bishop Mus. Bull. 102: 15 (1933) Distribution [complete]: Society Isl. (Raiatea) Selaginella arenaria Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 82, no. 23 (1883) Distribution [complete]: Brazil (Amazonas) Remarks: status doubtful = Lycopodioides arenaria (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) Selaginella arenicola Underw.; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 541 (1898) [nom. illeg., non Baker (1883) ssp. arenicola Underw.; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 541 (1898) Trivial names: Sand Spike-moss Distribution [complete]: Georgia, Florida = Bryodesma arenicola (Underw.) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) ssp. riddellii (Van Eselt.) B. Tryon; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 42: 24 (1955) Distribution [complete]: E-Texas, Louisiana, E-Oklahoma, W-Georgia, NE-Alabama = Selaginella arenicola var. riddellii (Van Eselt.) Waterfall = Selaginella riddellii Van Eselt.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20(5): 162-163, t. 15, f. 63 (1918) Selaginella argentea (Wall. ex Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 137, no 14 (1843). Distribution [complete]: peninsular Malaysia (Kedah, Penang Isl., Pahan), Thailand, Laos, Burma, Cambodia = Lycopodioides argentea (Wall.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodium argenteum Wall.; Cat. No. 127 (1829) [nomen = Selaginella caulescens var. argentea (Wall.) Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 24 (1885) Selaginella aristata Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 232, no. 152 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Philippines, Java, Sulawesi, Ternate, Burma = Lycopodium philippense Willd. ex Spreng.; Syst. Veg. 4: 17 (1827) = Lycopodium remotifolium Desv.; Prodr. Fil., Ann. Soc. L. Paris, 6: 190, no. 155 (1827) = Sclaginella pickeringii Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Phil. Bot. 6: 2046, no. 28 (1913) = Selaginella aristata var. brevifolia Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Philip. Bot., 6: 2045 (1913) = Selaginella aristata var. kaudernii Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. III, 5: 238 (1922) = Selaginella aristata var. obtusifolia Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Philip Bot. 6: 2046 (1913) = Selaginella circinalis var. aristata Presl; Bot. Bem., 153 (1845) Selaginella arizonica Maxon; Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 72: 5-6 (1920) Trivial names: Arizona Spike-moss Distribution [complete]: SW-Texas, S-Arizona, N-Mexico (Sonora, Baja California) = Bryodesma arizonicum (Maxon) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) Selaginella armata Baker; Jour. Bot. 22: 90, no. 125 (1884) Distribution [complete]: Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica = Lycopodioides armata (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides consimilis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides rhodospora (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella consimilis Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 179, no. 272 (1885) = Selaginella patula sensu Sauvelle; An. Acad. Habana, 8: 413 (1872) = Selaginella plagiochila sensu Krug apud Urban; Bot. Jahrb. Engl. 24: 150 (1897) [non Baker = Selaginella rhodospora Baker; Jour. Bot. 22: 111, no. 127 (1884) = Selaginella rotundifolia sensu Sauvelle; An. Acad. Habana, 8: 413 (1872) Selaginella arrecta A. R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77(2): 264 (1990) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela Selaginella arsenei Weatherby; Jour. Arnold Arb. 25: 417, t. 2, f. 8 (1944) Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Queretaro, etc.) = Bryodesma arsenei (Weath.) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) Selaginella arsiclada Valdespino; Amer. Fern J. 84(3): 99 (1994) Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Queretaro, Veracruz) Selaginella arthritica Alston; Arch. Bot. (Forli) 11: 43 (1935) Distribution [complete]: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, E-Colombia, E-Ecuador = Selaginella conduplicata Spring; Mart., Fl. Bras. l(2): 129 (1840) = Selaginella geniculata sensu Hemsl. in Godman & Salvin; Biol. Cent. Amer. 3: 707 (1886) Selaginella articulata (Kunze) Spring; Flora 21: 182 (1838) Distribution [complete]: Honduras, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru = Lycopodioides articulata (Kunze) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodium articulatum Kunze; Linnaea 9: 10. [1834] 1835 Selaginella ascillifolia Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit., II, 11: 37 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo var. retroflexa Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 11: 38 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella asperula Spring; Fl. Bras. 1(2): 127 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia = Lycopodioides asperula (Mart.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides ovalis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium asperulum C. Martius; [ms. = Selaginella ovalis Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 143, no. 51 (1883) Selaginella asplundii Alston ex J.A.Crabbe & Jermy; Fern Gaz. 11(4): 257 (1976) Distribution [complete]: Peru, Ecuador, Colombia Selaginella asprella Maxon; Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 72: 6 (1920) Trivial names: Bluish Spike-moss Distribution [complete]: S-California, N-California (1 locality only), Mexico (Baja California) Remarks: Subgen. Tetragonostachys = Bryodesma asprellum (Maxon) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) Selaginella atimonanensis B.C.Tan & Jenny; Fern Gaz. 12(3): 170 (1981) Distribution [complete]: Philippines (Quezon NP) Conservation status: IUCN R Selaginella auquieri M.P.Bizzarri; Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 51(1-2): 220 (1981) Distribution [complete]: Zaire Selaginella auriculata Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 142, no. 147 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Philippines = Lycopodioides auriculata (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodium atrivirens Presl; Rel. Haenk. 1: 79, t. 12, f. 2 (1825) = Selaginella atrovirens (Presl) A. Br.; App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 22 (in syn.) (1857) = Selaginella campylotis A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 274 (1865) = Selaginella plumosa var. gracilis Presl. Bot. Bem.; 153 (1844) Selaginella australiensis Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 144, no. 55 (1883) Distribution [complete]: NE-Queensland = Lycopodioides australiensis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides bakeriana (Bailey) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodium concinnum Benth.; Fl. Austr. 7: 678 (1878) = Selaginella australiensis var. bakeriana Domin; Bibl. Bot. 85: 237 (1913) = Selaginella australiensis var. leptostachya (F. M. Bail.) Domin; Bibl. Bot. 85: 237 (1913) = Selaginella australiensis var. normalis Domin; Bibl. Bot. 85: 236 (1913) = Selaginella australiensis var. sciuroides Domin; Bibl. Bot. 85: 236 (1913) = Selaginella bakeriana F. M. Bail.; Queensland FI., lst. Suppl., 62 (1886) = Selaginella concinna sensu F. v. Muell.; Fragm. 5: 112 (1866) = Selaginella leptostachya F. M. Bail.; Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensl. 1: 13 (1884) Selaginella axillifolia Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 11: 37 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo, Sumatra = Selaginella elliptica Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit., II, 16: 51 (1915) var. retroflexa Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 11: 38 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella bahiensis Spring; Mart. Fl. Bras. l(2): 124, no. 12 (1840) ssp. bahiensis Spring; Mart. Fl. Bras. l(2): 124, no. 12 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Brazil (Bahia) = Lycopodioides bahiensis (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) ssp. manausensis (Bautista) Jermy & J.M.Rankin; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 9(4): 260 (1981) Distribution [complete]: Brazil (Amazonas) = Selaginella manausensis Bautista; Bol. Mus. Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Bot., 45: 2 (1974) Selaginella balansae (A. Braun) Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 318 (1900) Distribution [complete]: Morocco = Selaginella rupestris ssp. balansae (A. Br.) Emberger; Trav. Crypt. Mangin, 129 (1931) = Selaginella alpestris var. balansae A. Braun; Kuhn, Fil. Afr.: 212 (1868) [basion. = Selaginella rupestris ssp. balansae (A. Braun) Maire; Jahandiez & Maire, Cat. Pi. Maroc: 11 (1931) = Bryodesma balansae (A.Braun) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) Selaginella balfourii Baker; Fl. Maurit., 522, no. 2 (1877) Distribution [complete]: Mauritius, Rodrigues Conservation status: IUCN E = Lycopodioides balfourii (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella bamleri Hieron. ex Brause; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 56: 239, no. 51 (1920) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea Selaginella banksii Alston; Bishop Mus. Bull. 93: 15, 83 (1932) Distribution [complete]: Society Isl. (Tahiti, Moorea) Selaginella barklyi Baker; Fl. Maurit., 522, no. 1 (1877) Distribution [complete]: Mauritius (Round Isl.) = Lycopodioides barkleyi (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella basipilosa Valdespino; Brittonia 44(3): 314 (1992) Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Oaxaca) Selaginella beccariana Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 154, no. 254 (1885) Distribution [complete]: Sumatra = Lycopodioides beccariana (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella behrmanniana Hieron. ex Brause; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 56: 233 (1920) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea Selaginella beitelii A. R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77(2): 264 (1990) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas) Selaginella bemarahensis Stefanovic & Rakotondr.; Novon 6(2): 203 (1996) Distribution [complete]: Madagascar Selaginella biformis A. Br. ex Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 189 (1868), nomen, ex Baker, Jour. Bot. 21: 145. 1883 Distribution: China (Guangdong, Hainan), Ryukyu Isl., Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu, etc.), India (Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur), Burma, Philippines, Sulawesi, Java, Sumatra, Flores, New Guinea, Nicobars, *trop. Africa = Selaginella biformis var. cataphracta Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit., II, 28: 52 (1918) = Selaginella cupressina sensu Brack.; U. S. Explor. Exped., 336 (1854) = Selaginella flagellifera Bull; Cat. No. 225: 9 (1886) = Selaginella flagelliformis Nich.; Dict. Gard. 3: 410-411 (1887) = Selaginella hirticaulis Warb.; Monsunia 1: 103, 144, no. 42 (1900) = Selaginella plumosa flagellifera Schneid.; Choice Ferns, III: 427 (1894) = Selaginella plumosa Hort. Chittenden; Dict. Gard. 4: (1932) = Selaginella plumosa var. flagellifera Dyer; Kew Bull. Add. Ser. IV: 365 (1900) = Selaginella subaquatilis Alderw.; Bull. Jar. Bot. Buit. III, 2: 179 (1920) Selaginella bigelovii Underw.; Bull. Torr. Bot. Club, 25: 130, no. 6 (1898) Trivial names: Bushy Spike-moss Distribution [complete]: C-California, S-California, Mexico (Baja California) = Bryodesma bigelovii (Underw.) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) Selaginella birarensis Kuhn; Forsch. Gazelle, 19 (1889) Distribution [complete]: New Britain Selaginella bisulcata Spring; Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 259 (1850) Distribution [complete]: India (Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Assam), Nepal, Burma, China, Yunnan, N-Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines = Lycopodioides bisulcata (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella bisulcata var. spinulosa Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 260 (1850) Selaginella blatteri Bole & M.R. Almeida; J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 74(2). 320 (1977) Distribution [complete]: India (Maharashtra) Remarks: status doubtful, probable syn. fide Fraser-Jenkins (1997) Selaginella blepharophylla Alston; Mém. Inst. Franc. Afr. Noire, 50: 40, t. 6, ff. 9-15 (1957) Distribution: Liberia, Guinea, Congo Selaginella bluuensis Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit., II, 11: 29 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu, etc.) Selaginella bodinieri Hieron. ex Christ; Bull. Acad. Inst. Geogr. Bot. 11: 273, no. 109 (1902), nomen, et Hedwigia, 43: 6, no. 25 (1904) Distribution [complete]: China (Guizhou, Hubei, Yunnan) = Selaginella pinfaenensis Hieron.; Doubl.-Verz. Berl. Tauschverein. 50: 24 (1928) = Selaginella yunnanensis Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 8, no. 26 (1904) = Selaginella yunnanensis var. longiflora Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 9 (1904) Selaginella bombycina Spring; Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 191 (1849) Distribution [complete]: Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela = Lycopodioides bombycina (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella sprucei A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 277, no, 11 (1865) Selaginella bomiensis Ching & S.K. Wu; Fl. Xizangica 1: 25-26, t. 6, f. 5-8 (1983) Distribution [complete]: Tibet Remarks: status doubtful Selaginella boninensis Bak.; J. Bot. 23(270): 178 (1885) Distribution [complete]: Taiwan, Philippines (Luzon), Vietnam, Bonin Isl. (Chichijima) = Selaginella longicauda Warb.; Monsunia 1: 123, t. 4, f. C (1900) = Selaginella somai Hayata; Icon. Pl. Formosan. 7: 101, f. 66 (1918) = Lycopodioides boninensis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella borealis (Kaulf.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 141, no. 40 (1843) Distribution: C-Siberia, E-Siberia / Amur / Ussuri, China = Lycopodioides borealis (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodium boreale Kaulf.; Enum. Filic. 17-18 (1842) = Selaginella borealis (Kaulf.) Rupr. (1845) = Selaginella borealis f. ajanensis Milde; Fil. Eur., 267 (1867) = Selaginella borealis f. amurensis Milde; Fil. Eur., 267 (1867) = Selaginella borealis f. camtschatica Milde; Fil. Eur., 267 (1867) Selaginella boschai Hieron.; Hedwigia 51: 243, no. 2, [1911] 1912 Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella bracei O. C. Schmidt; Fedde Repert. 20: 156 (1924) Distribution [complete]: Bahamas (Andros Isl.), Cuba = Selaginella eatonii sensu Britt. & Millsp.; Bahama Fl. 477 (1920) = Selaginella sagraeana Hieron. ex O. C. Schmidt; Fedde Repert. 20: 157 (1924) [nomen Selaginella brachyblepharis Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit., II, 11: 24 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella brachystachya (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 232 (1843) Distribution [complete]: India (Maharashtra), Sri Lanka = Lycopodioides brachystachya (Hook. & Grev.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodium brachystachyum Hook. & Grev.; Hook. Bot. Misc 3 107 (1833) = Lycopodium cochleatum Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil., Hook. Bot. Misc. 2: 395, no. 153 (1831) = Selaginella brachystachya f. typica Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 194 (1915) = Selaginella stolonifera sensu Ferguson; Sri Lanka Ferns, 63 (1880) = Seleginella brachystachya var. denticulata Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 256 (1850) Selaginella braunii Baker; Gard. Chron (1867): 783, 1120, no. 24 Distribution: China (Sichuan, Hubei, Zhejiang), India (Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu), *Georgia, *Louisiana, *Florida, *South Carolina, *Queensland, *Costa Rica, *Jamaica, *Brazil Trivial names: Treelet Spike-moss = Lycopodioides braunii (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella braunii f. hieronymi Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 146 (1915) = Selaginella braunii f. typica Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 147 (1915) = Selaginella hieronymi Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, ser. 2, 2, 1: 18-19 (1911) = Selaginella pubescens sensu A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. IV, Bot. 13: 76, no. 24 (1860) = Selaginella vogelii sensu Mett.; Fil. Hort. Lips., 124 (1856) Selaginella brevifolia Baker; J. Bot. 21(3): 83 (1883) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas), Colombia, Peru, Brazil (Amazonas) = Lycopodioides cryptogaea (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella cryptogaea Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 98, no. 38 (1883) Selaginella brevipes A. Br.; App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 1 (1867) Distribution [complete]: Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu, etc.) = Lycopodioides brevipes (Fée) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides obesa (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella cavernicola Hieron.; Hedwigia 51: 247, no. 4. [1911] 1912 = Selaginella griffithii f. brevipes (A. Br.) Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 128 (1915) = Selaginella obesa Baker; Jour. 23: 46, no. 223 (1885) = Selaginella triangularis Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 28: 49 (1918) Selaginella breweriana A. R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77(2): 266 (1990) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas) Selaginella breynii Spring; Fl. Bras. 1(2): 121 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela, N-Brazil, Colombia, British Guyana, French Guiana = Lycopodioides breynii (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodium panamensis Hort. Rollis ex A. Br.; App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 23 (1857) = Lycopodium plumosum L.; Schkuhr; Krypt. Gew. 1: t. 165 (1809) = Selaginella latifrons Hort. ex Williams; Cat. p. 23 (1863) = Selaginella panamensis Hort. Linden; Cat. No. 10: 22 (1855) Selaginella breynioides Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 45, no. 222 (1885) Distribution [complete]: Fiji (Viti Levu, Vanua Levu) = Lycopodioides breyniodes (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella brisbanensis F. M. Bail.; Syn. Queensland FI., lst. Suppl., 62 (1886) Distribution [complete]: Queensland = Lycopodioides brisbanensis (Bailey) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella brooksii Hieron.; Hedwigia 51: 252, no. 6. [1911] 1912 Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella bryopteris (L.) Bak.; Journ. Bot. 22: 376 (1884) Distribution [complete]: India (throughout) = Lycopodioides bryopteris (L.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodium bryopteris L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1103 (1753) = Lycopodium circinale L. ex Murray; Syst. Veg., ed. 13: 794, no. 25 (1774) = Lycopodium imbricatum Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 75. 1814 (nom. nud.) ex Griff. Calc. Journ. Nat. Hist. 4: 475. 1844 [non Forssk. (1775) = Selaginella circinalis (L.) Spring; Flora 21: 220 (1838) = Selaginella imbricata (Roxb.) Scott; List Higher Crypt., 62, Jour. Agr. Hort. Soc. India, N. S., 1: 260 (1868) = Selaginella imbricata var. erecta Scott; List Higher Crypt., 62, Jour. Agr. Hort. Soc. India, N. S., 1: 260 (1868) = Selaginella imbricata var. normales Scott; List. Higher Crypt., 62, Jour. Agr. Hort. Soc. India, N. S., 1: 260 (1868). = Stachygynandrum bryopteris Beauv.; Prodr. Aethéog., 109 (1805) = Stachygynandrum circinale (L.) Beauv.; Prodr. Aethiop., p. 110. (1805) Selaginella buchholzii Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. 1. 1 (4) 696, no. 272. [1901] 1902 Distribution [complete]: Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Togo, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Zaire, Cameroun, Congo, Liberia = Selaginella buchholzii var. togoensis Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 52 (1904) Selaginella buergersiana Hieron. ex Brause; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 56: 231, no. 30 (1920) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea Selaginella burbidgei Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 154, no. 253 (1885) Distribution [complete]: Borneo = Lycopodioides burbidgei (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella burkei Hieron.; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 50: 2, 16, no. 5 (1913) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea f. typica Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 155 (1915) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea var. louisiadensis Hieron.; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 50: 2, 18 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Louisiade Arch. (Rossell Isl.) = Selaginella luisiadensis Hieron.; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 50: 19 (in syn.) (1913) Selaginella cabrerensis Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 29 (1904) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolivar), Colombia Selaginella caffrorum (Milde) Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 313 (1900) Distribution [complete]: Sudan, Angola, Transvaal, Oranje Free State, Natal, Cape Prov., Lesotho, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Transkei, Zaire, Burundi, Rwanda = Lycopodioides echinata (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella capensis (A. Br.) Hieron.; Hedwigia, 39: 314, no. 23 (1900) = Selaginella quartiniana Cufodontis; Phyton 4: 178 (1952) = Selaginella rupestris f. angolensis A. Br. in Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 213 (1868) = Selaginella rupestris f. caffrorum Milde; Fil. Europ. Atlant. 262 (1867) = Bryodesma caffrorum (Milde) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 15,4 (1992 publ. 1993) = Selaginella rupestris f. capensis A. Br. in Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 213 (1868) = Selaginella rupestris ssp. incurva A. Br. ex Sim; Ferns S. Afr., ed. 2: 333 (1915) = Selaginella rupestris var. incurva A. Br.; Kuhn, Fil. Afr., 213 (1868) Selaginella calceolata Jermy & J.M.Rankin; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 9(4): 314 (1981) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas), Colombia, Brazil Selaginella calcicola Hieron.; Hedwigia 51: 258, no. 9. [1911] 1912 Distribution [complete]: Borneo Selaginella californica Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 98, no. 43 (1850) Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Baja California) = Lycopodioides californica (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella calostachya (Hook. & Grev.) Alston; Jour. Bot. 70: 65, no. 8 (1932) Distribution [complete]: Sri Lanka Conservation status: IUCN I = Lycopodioides zeylanica (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium calostachyum Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil. in Hook. Bot Misc. 3: 108 (1833) = Lycopodium macraei Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil., Hook. Bot. Misc., 3: 108 (1833) = Selaginella macraei (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 232, no. 146 (1843) = Selaginella atroviridis sensu Ferguson; Ceylon Ferns, 64 (1880) = Selaginella ceylanica Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. l(4): 696, no. 290. [1901] 1902 = Selaginella tenera var. macraei (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 242 (1850) = Selaginella zeylanica Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 178, no. 270 (1885) Selaginella calosticha Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 206, no. 145 (1850) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela = Lycopodioides calosticha (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella canaliculata (L.) Spring; Flora 21: 201, no. 21 (1838) Distribution [complete]: Moluccas (Ceram, Ambon, Halmaheira), New Guinea, Vanuatu, ?Réunion = Lycopodioides aneitensis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides canaliculata (L.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 824 (1891) = Lycopodium cataphractum Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 43, no. 62 (1810) = Lycopodium chinense Lodd.; Cat (1849), ex Kunze, Linnaea 23: 292. 1850 = Selaginella amboinensis Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 145, no. 74 (1843) = Selaginella aneitensis Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 21, no. 205 (1885) = Selaginella asperulipes Alderw.; Mal. Ferns and Fern-Allies, Suppl. I, Corr., 70 (1917) = Selaginella canaliculata sensu Baker; Bull, Cat., 15 (1883) = Selaginella canaliculata var. d'urvillei (Bory) Warb.; Monsunia, 1: 107, 122 (1900) = Selaginella cataphracta (Willd.) Spring; Flora 21: 209 (1839) = Selaginella usterii var. halmaheirae Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. III, 5: 239 (1922) = Stachygynandrum canaliculatum (L.) Beauv.; Prodr. Aethéog., 110 (1805) Selaginella cardiophylla Valdespino; Brittonia 44(2): 199 (1992) Distribution [complete]: SE-Venezuela (Ptari-tepui) Selaginella carinata R.M. Tryon; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 42: 50, f. 25-26, map 31 (1955) Distribution [complete]: Ecuador Selaginella carnea Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 24: 7 (1917) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea Selaginella carnerosana T.Reeves; Brittonia 32(3): 365 (1980) Distribution [complete]: Mexico Selaginella casequiarensis Hieron.; R. Bonap., Notes Pterid., 1: 179 (1915) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela Selaginella cataractrum Alston; Proc. Nat. Inst. Sci. India 11 228 (1945) Distribution [complete]: S-India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu) Conservation status: IUCN E Selaginella cathedrifolia Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 112, no. 58 (1850) Distribution [complete]: Angola, Principe Isl., Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Zaire, Togo, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea = Lycopodioides cathedrifolia (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella zenkeri Hieron. ex R. Bonap.; Notes Pterid 7: 253 (1918) = Selaginella cathedrifolia var. minor A. Br. ex Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 211 (1868) = Selaginella cathedrifolia var. rigidiuscula Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 113 (1850) Selaginella caudata (Desv.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 144 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Moluccas (Ambon, Morotai, Ternate, Ceram, Kei Isl., Aru Isl.), New Guinea = Lycopodium caudatum Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 558. [1813] 1814 = Selaginella canaliculata var. caudata (Desv.) Warb.; Monsunia, 1: 107, 122 (1900) = Selaginella muricata Cesati; Rec. Ac. Sc. Nap. 16: 28, 31 (1877) = Selaginella muricata var. inermis Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 16: 52 (1914) var. commersonii Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 140 (1850) Distribution [complete]: Java Selaginella cavifolia A. Braun; Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 5, 5, 3: 272 (1865) Distribution [complete]: Colombia, Ecuador = Lycopodioides cavifolia (A. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella moritziana var. elongata A. Braun; Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 5, 5, 3: 285 (1865) Selaginella centipediformis L. D. Gómez; Phytologia 52(3): 153 (1982) Distribution [complete]: Panama Selaginella cesatii Hieron.; Hedwigia, 50: 6, no. 5 (1910) Distribution [complete]: Borneo = Selaginella caudata sensu Cesati; Atti Acad. Napoli, 7(8): 36 Selaginella chaetoloma Alston; Jour. Bot. 70: 67, no. 12 (1932) Distribution [complete]: China, Guizhou Selaginella chaii Jermy; Kew Bull. 41(3): 551 (1986) Distribution [complete]: Borneo (Sarawak) Selaginella cheiromorpha Alston in Jermy & J.M.Rankin; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 9(4): 257 (1981) Distribution [complete]: Colombia Selaginella chevalieri Hieron. ex R. Bonap.; Notes Pterid. 1: 124 (1915) Distribution [complete]: Zaire Selaginella chiapensis A. R. Sm.; Amer. Fern J. 70(1): 25 (1980) Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca) Selaginella chingii Alston; Jour. Bot. 70: 66, no. 10 (1932) Distribution [complete]: China Selaginella christii Hieron.; Hedwigia 41: 176, no. 5 (1902) Distribution [complete]: American Samoa (Tutuila) Selaginella chrysocaulos (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10 232 (1843) Distribution: India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Kerala, Assam), Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam, peninsular Malaysia, Jammu = Lycopodioides chrysocaulos (Hook. & Grev.) H.S.Kung; Fl. Sichuanica 6: 78 (1988) = Lycopodium chrysocaulon Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil., Hook. Bot. Misc. 2: 401, no. 182 (1831) = Lycopodium hypnoides Jacquemont; ms. ex Spring = Selaginella hypnoides Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 141, no. 44 (1843) = Selaginella philippina var. khasiensis Baker; Jour. Bot. 22: 298 (1884) = Selaginella rosenstockii Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 22, no. 34 (1904) Selaginella chrysoleuca Spring; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 226 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil = Selaginella centipediformis L. D. Gomez; Phytologia 52(3): 153 (1982) = Selaginella sprucei Hook.; Sec. Cent. Ferns 83 (1861) = Lycopodioides chrysoleuca (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella chrysorrhizos Spring; Mém. Acad. Sci. Bélg. 24 (2): 251 (1850) Distribution [complete]: India (Assam, West Bengal), Nepal, Burma, Thailand, C-Vietnam, Laos, Kashmir = Lycopodioides chrysorhiza (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella ciliaris (Retz.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 23 (1843) Distribution: India (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andamans, Nicobars), Burma, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Thailand, New Guinea, Solomons, Ternate, Sulawesi, N-Vietnam, S-Vietnam, S-China (Guangdong), Taiwan, NW-Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, Northern Marianas (Pagan), Southern Marianas (Rota Isl., Guam), Palau Isl., Micronesia (Yap, Truk, Moen, Tol, Udot) = Lycopodioides ciliaris (Retz.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides depressa (Sw.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides exigua (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides pumilio (R. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium belangeri Bory; Bél. Voy. Bot. 2: 12, t. 1, f. 2 (1833) or 1834 = Lycopodium ciliare Retz.; Observ. Bot. 5: (1789) = Lycopodium depressum Sw.; Schrad. Jour. Bot (1800)(2): 110. 1801 = Lycopodium pumilio R. Br.; Prodr., 166 (1810) = Selaginella belangeri (Bory) Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 242, no. 180 (1850) = Selaginella belangeri f. olivacea Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 173 (1915) = Selaginella congregata Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. III, 2: 179 (1920) = Selaginella depressa (Sw.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 234, no. 162 (1843) = Selaginella exigua Spring; Mém. Acad. Sci. Bélg. 24 (2): 238 (1850) = Selaginella papana Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. III, 5: 235 (1922) = Selaginella proniflora Baker; Jour. Bot. 22: 156, no. 260 (1885) = Selaginella pumilio (R. Br.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 232, no 143 (1843) = Selaginella tenera sensu Narayanaswami & Carter; Mem. As. Soc. Beng. 7: 290 (1922) = Selaginella ujensis Hieron.; Bot. Jahrb. Engl. 44: 514 (1910) = Selaginella winkleri Hieron.; Bot. Jahrb. Engl. 44: 516 (1910) = Stachygynandrum ciliare (Gmel.) Beauv.; Prodr. Aethéog., 110 (1805) = Stachygynandrum depressum (A. Br.) Carr.; Cat. Afr. Pl. coll. by Dr. F. Welwitsch in (1853)-61, 2(2): 262. 1901 = Stachygynandrum depressum var. minus (A. Br.) Carr.; Cat. Afr. Pl. coll. by Dr. F. Welwitsch in (1853)-1861, 2(2): 262. 1901 Selaginella cinerascens A. A. Eaton; Fern Bull. 7: 33 (1899) Distribution [complete]: S-California (San Diego Co.), Mexico (Baja California) Trivial names: Gray Spike-moss = Bryodesma cinerascens (A.A.Eaton) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) = Lycopodium bryoides Mett. ex Baker (1887) = Selaginella bryoides Underw.; Our Nat. Ferns, ed. 6: 138 (1900) [non (Kaulf.) Hieron., [1901] 1902 Selaginella cladorrhizans A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 282, no. 21 (1865) Distribution [complete]: Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago, French Guiana, Brazil (Para), Mexico = Lycopodioides cladorhizans (A. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella ambigua var. minor Hieron.; Hedwigia, 58: 317. [1916] 1917 = Selaginella humilis Jenm.; Gard. Chron. 22: 210 (as <<humile>>) (1897) Selaginella coarctata (Mart.) Spring; Mart. Fl. Bras. 1 (2): 126, no. 14 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas), Colombia, British Guyana, Brazil (Amazonas, Rio Negro) = Lycopodioides coarctata (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides puberula (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella puberula Klotzsch; Linnaea 18: 522 (1844) Selaginella cochleata (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 143, no. 55 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Sri Lanka Conservation status: IUCN I = Lycopodioides cochleata (Hook. & Grev.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella commersoniana Spring, Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 141, no. 46. 1843 Distribution [complete]: Philippines = Lycopodioides commersoniana (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella compta Hand.-Mazz.; Symb. Sin. 6: 9, t. 2, f. 4 (1929) Distribution [complete]: China (Shanxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan) = Lycopodioides compta (Hand.-Mazz.) H.S.Kung; Fl. Sichuanica 6: 76 (1988) = Selaginella smithii O. C. Schmidt; Act. Hort. Goteb. 5: 52. [1929] 1930 Selaginella concinna (Sw.) Spring; Flora 21: 188, no. 15 (1838) Distribution [complete]: Mauritius, Réunion = Lycopodioides obtusa (Beauv.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodioides pectinata (Lamk.; p. p.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides rubella (Moore) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium concinnum Sw.; Syn. Fil., 182, 408, no. 52 (1806) = Lycopodium obtusum (Beauv.) Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 548. [1813] 1814 = Lycopodium pectinatum Lamk.; Encycl. 3: 651, no. 21. [1789] 1791 = Lycopodium umbrosum Bory ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 36, no. 49 (1810) = Lycopodium viridulum Bory ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 37, no. 50 (1810) = Selaginella conchinae Hort. ex Gentil; Pl. Cult. Jard. Bot. Brux., 175 (1907) = Selaginella obtusa (Beauv.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 228 (1843) = Selaginella rubella Moore; Gard. Chron (1871): 902, f. 190 = Selaginella viridula (Bory) Spring; Flora 21: 190 (1838) = Stachygynandrum obtusum Beauv.; Prodr. Aethéog., 113 (1805) = Stachygynandrum pectinatum (Lamk.) Beauv.; Prodr. Aethéog., 110 (1805) Selaginella conferta Moore; Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. 1: 133 (1861) Distribution [complete]: Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu, etc.) = Lycopodioides conferta (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella canaliculata var. robusta Nich.; Gard. Dict. 3: 409 (1887) = Selaginella delicatula var. robusta Hort. ex Chittenden; Dict. Gard. 4: (1930). 1951 = Selaginella gastrophylla Warb.; Monsunia 1: 107, 121, no. 103, t. 4, f. D (1900) = Selaginella inaequalifolia sensu Cesati; Atti Acad. Napoli, 7 (8): 36 (1876) = Selaginella martensii var ( compacta Kunze; Ind. Fil., 89 (1854), nomen, ex A. Br., App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 18. 1857 = Selaginella plicata Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. II, 16: 53 (1914) = Selaginella robusta Hort. Kew ex MacNab; Trans. Edinb. Bot. Soc. 9: 7 (1867) = Selaginella wallichiana hort.; Gard. Chron., p. 994 (1859) Selaginella confusa Spring; Flora 21: 218 (1838) Distribution [complete]: Cuba, Jamaica = Lycopodioides caribensis (Jenm.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides confusa (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides patula (Sw.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium ornithopodioides Sw.; Syn. Fil., 184 (1806) [p. p., quoad pl. Ind. Occ = Lycopodium patulum Sw.; Syn. Fil., 184, 411, no. 62 (1806) = Selaginella caribensis Jenm.; Jour. Bot. 24: 273 (1886) = Selaginella patula (Sw.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 141, no. 41 (1843) = Selaginella poreIloides sensu Jenm.; Ferns Brit. West Indies, 391 (1909) = Selaginella wilsonii f. rigidiuscula Hieron.; Hedwigia 58: 310. [1916] 1917 = Selaginella wilsonii Hieron.; Hedwigia 58: 308, no. 14. [1916] 1917 Selaginella congoensis Alston; Mém. Inst. Franc. Afr. Noire, 50: 30, t. 6, f. 1-8 (1957) Distribution [complete]: Zaire, Congo Selaginella contigua Baker; Jour. Bot. 22: 295, no. 162 (1884) Distribution [complete]: Brazil = Lycopodioides contigua (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella callimorpha A. Silv.; Bol. Comm. Geogr. Geol. Est. Minas Geraes, 5: 121, t. 9 (1898) = Selaginella martii Spring; [ined. = Selaginella wettsteinii Hieron.; Denksch. Akad. Wien, 79: 60, t. 10 (1908) Selaginella convoluta (Arn.) Spring; Fl. Bras. 1(2): 131 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Cuba, Hispaniola, S-Mexico (Yucatan), Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina (Formosa, Misiones, Salta), British Guyana, French Guiana?, Belize, Peru = Lycopodioides convoluta (Arnott) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides orbigniana (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium convolutum Arn.; Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 5: 199 (1824) = Lycopodium hygrometricum Mart.; Reise in Bras., 2: 792 (1828) (descr.) = Lycopodium paradoxum Mart.; Hort. Petrop (1849) = Lycopodium revolutum Hook. & Grev.; Hook. Bot. Misc. 2: 381 (281, err. typ.) (1831) = Selaginella hygrometrica (Mart.) Spring ex Mart.; Flora, Litteratber. 7, Beibl. 2: 126, no. 198 (1837) = Selaginella involvens var. texta (Mackay) Nich.; Dict. Gard. 3: 411-412 (1887) = Selaginella lepidophylla sensu Sauvelle; An. Acad. Habana, 8: 413 (1872) = Selaginella longispicata Underw. apud Millsp.; Field Col. Mus. Chicago, Publ. Bot. 1: 287, t. 10 (1896) = Selaginella longispicata var. subintegrifolia Hieron.; Hedwigia 58: 286 (1917) = Selaginella orbignyana Spring ex Decne.; Arch. Mus. 2: 194 (1841)-42 = Selaginella paradoxa (Mart.) A. Br.; Sitzb. Ges. Naturf. Berlin, Jan (1857) = Selaginella paradoxa Hort; ex A. Br., App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 23 (1857) = Selaginella texta J. Mackay; Prix-Courant, No. 121: 39 (1883) = Selaginella textura Regel; Gartenfl. 25: 75 (1876) Selaginella coonooriana R.D.Dixit; Bull. Bot. Surv. India 25(1-4): 223 (1983 publ. 1985) Distribution [complete]: India (Tamil Nadu) Remarks: status doubtful, probable syn. fide Fraser-Jenkins (1997) Selaginella copelandii Hieron.; Fedde Repert. 10: 106, no. 14 (1911) Distribution [complete]: Philippines (Mindanao) Selaginella cordifolia (Desv. ex Poir.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 228 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hispaniola, ?Colombia = Lycopodioides brevifolia (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides cordifolia (Desv.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides ottonis (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium cordifolium Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 548, no 67. [1813] 1814 = Selaginella ottonis Baker; Jour. Bot. 23: 179, no. 271 (1885) = Selaginella patula var. cordifolia (Desv.) Griseb.; Cat. pl. Cub., 271 (1866) = Selaginella serpens sensu Krug apud Urban; Bot. Jahrb. Engl. 24: 150 (1897) = Selaginella serpens var. acutiuscula Hieron. ex Urban; Symb. Antill. 9: 392 (1925) [nomen Selaginella correae Valdespino; Brittonia 45(4): 315 (1993) Distribution [complete]: Panama (Chiriqui) Selaginella corrugis Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca (Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46): 336 (1988) Distribution [complete]: Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico (Oaxaca) Selaginella crassipes Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 243, no. 181 (1850) Distribution [complete]: Sri Lanka = Lycopodioides crassipes (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Selaginella chrysospora A. Br. ex Kuhn; Forsch. Gazelle, 20 (1889) = Selaginella fergusonii Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 59, no. 61 (1904) Selaginella cruciformis Alston ex J.A.Crabbe & Jermy; Fern Gaz. 11(4): 257 (1976) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela Selaginella cruegeri Jenm.; Gard. Chron. III, 22: 378 (1897) Distribution [complete]: Trinidad, Venezuela, Bolivia Selaginella cumingiana Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 146, no. 81 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Philippines, ?Java = Lycopodioides cumingiana (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 82 (1891) = Selaginella cumingiana var. simplici-ramosa Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 127 (1850) Selaginella cuneata Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca (Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46): 336 (1988) Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Oaxaca) Selaginella cupressina (Willd.) Spring; Flora 21: 211 (1838) Distribution: Réunion, Moluccas (Ambon, Ceram), Java, Sulawesi, Borneo, Philippines = Lycopodioides cupressina (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826.(1891) = Lycopodium cataphractum Blume; Enum. Pl. Jav., 267 (1828) [non Willd., 1810 = Lycopodium cupressiforme Willd. ex Desv.; Ann. Sci. L. Paris, 6: 187, no. 97 (1827) = Lycopodium cupressinum Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 43 (1810) = Lycopodium pennula Desv.; Prodr. Fil., Ann. Soc. L. Paris, 6: 187, no. 104 (1827) = Selaginella brausei Hieron.; Fedde Repert. 10: 41, no. 1 (1911) = Selaginella celebica Alderw.; Mal. Ferns & Fern Allies, Suppl. 1, Corr. Suppl.: 69, no. 95B (1917) = Selaginella cupressina f. typica Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 141 (1915) = Selaginella leytensis Hieron.; Fedde Repert. 10: 42, no. 2 (1911) = Selaginella minahasae Alderw.; Mal. Ferns and Fern Allies Suppl. I, Corr: 68, no. 95 a (1917) = Selaginella quadrangula Presl; Bot. Bem., p. 151 (1844) Selaginella cyatheoides Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 145, no. 76 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Philippines = Selaginella lacerata Warb.; Monsunia 1: 106, 120, no. 97 (1900) = Selaginella pectinata var. acutissima Presl; Bot. Bem., 153 (1845) Selaginella cyclophylla A. R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77(2): 266 (1990) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Amazonas) Selaginella daguensis Hieron.; Hedwigia, 43: 49, no. 55 (1904) Distribution [complete]: Colombia Selaginella dahlii Hieron.; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 50: 2, 10, no. 2 (1913) Distribution [complete]: New Guinea Selaginella d'armandvillei Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 1: 23-24 (1911) Distribution [complete]: Sulawesi var. busuensis Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 16. 50 (1914) Distribution [complete]: Sulawesi Selaginella dasyloma Alston; J. Bot. 72: 228 (1934) Distribution [complete]: Colombia Selaginella davaoensis Hieron.; Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 6: 2053 (1913) Distribution [complete]: Philippines Selaginella davidii Franch.; Pl. David. 1: 344 (1884) Distribution [complete]: China (Shaanxi, Chihli, Guangdong, Guizhou, Yunnan, etc.) = Selaginella cavaleriei Hieron.; Doubl.-Verz. Berl. Tauschv. 50: 24 (1928) [nomen = Selaginella subdentata A. Br. ms. ex Schmidt; Act. Hort. Goteb. 5: 53 (1930) Selaginella decipiens Warb; Monsunia 1: 127 (1900) Distribution [complete]: India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya), peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam, Nicobars Selaginella decomposita Spring; Mart. Fl. Bras. l(2): 123, no. 10 (1840) Distribution [complete]: Brazil = Lycopodioides assurgens (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides sub-segregata (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella assurgens Baker; Jour. Bot. 22: 277, no. 100 (1884) = Selaginella fusca A. Silv.; Bol. Comm. Geogr. Geol. Est. Minas Geraes 5: 121, t. 11 (1898) = Selaginella subsegregata Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 334, no. 90 (1883) Selaginella decora Hort. Linden ex A. Br.; App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 20 (1858) Distribution: trop. America Selaginella decurrens Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. 1 (4): 703, no. 7. [1901] 1902 Distribution: Pacific Selaginella deflexa Brackenridge; U. S. Explor. Exped. Bot. 16: 332, no. 3. t. 45, f. 3 (1854) Distribution [complete]: Hawaii (Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Hawaii Isl.) = Lycopodioides deflexa (Brack.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella delicatissima Linden; Cat. No. 11: 20 (1856), nomen, ex A. Br., App. Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., 13. 1857 Distribution [complete]: Mexico (Chiapas, Nayarit, Jalisco, Guerrero, Mexico State, Morelos, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon), Guatemala = Lycopodioides delicatissima (A. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides saccharata (A. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium feeanum Bory ex Fée; 9me Mém.: 36 (1857) = Selaginella feeana Spring ex Fée; IX Mém.: 36, no. 8 (1857) [nomen = Selaginella feeana var. rigida Fée; IX Mém.: 36 (1857) [nomen = Selaginella purpuripes Liebm. ex Fourn.; Pl. Mex., 148 (1872) = Selaginella saccharata A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 5, 5, 3: 272 (1865) = Selaginella saccharata var. major Fourn.; Pl. Mex., 148 (1872) [nomen = Selaginella saccharata var. minor Fourn.; Pl. Mex., 148 (1872) [nomen = Selaginella sanguinolenta sensu Liebm. ex Fourn.; Mex. PI., 148 (1872) = Selaginella serpens sensu Sch. Bip. ex A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 272 (1865) = Selaginella spirillum Liebm. ex Fourn. Pl. Mex.; 148 (1872) = Selaginella spirillum var. obtusifolia Liebm.; ms. Selaginella delicatula (Desv. ex Poir.) Alston; J. Bot. 70(838): 282 (1932) Distribution: India (Sikkim, Assam, Tripura, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa), Andamans, Nicobars, China, Philippines, Moluccas, Thailand, C-Vietnam, Cambodia, Vietnam, Taiwan, peninsular Malaysia (Perlis, Kedah, Penang Isl., Pahan, Selangor), Burma, Nepal, Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu, etc.), New Guinea = Lycopodioides delicatula (Desv. ex Poir.) H.S. Kung; Fl. Sichuanica 6: 67-68, t. 20, 1-6 (1988) = Lycopodioides flaccida (Bory) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodium canaliculatum L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1100 (1753) = Lycopodium crassicaule Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil., Hook. Bot. Misc. 2: 382, no. 101 (1831) = Lycopodium curvatum Dalzell; Hook. Kew Gard. Misc. 4: 114, no. 4 = Lycopodium delicatulum Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 554, no. 99. [1813] 1814 = Lycopodium flaccidum Bory; Bel. Voy. Bot. 2: 9 (1833) = Lycopodium mucronatum Hornem.; ms = Lycopodium ovalifolium Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 558. [1813] 1814 = Lycopodium pouzolzianum Gaudich.; Freyc. Voy. Bot. 1: 287 (1826) = Selaginella canaliculata (L.) Baker; J. Bot. 23(265): 21 (1885) = Selaginella canaliculata Hort. ex Chittenden; Dict. Gard. 4: (1930) = Selaginella chinensis (Lodd.) Kunze; Linnaea 23: 292 (1850) = Selaginella crassicaulis (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 232, no. 139 (1843) = Selaginella davaoensis Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Philip. Bot. 6: 2053, no. 31 (1913) = Selaginella flaccida (Bory) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 145, no. 77 (1843) = Selaginella ouvrardii Schönborn; Erfurter Fuhrer in Obst. u. Gartenb. 20: 365-366, fig (1920) = Selaginella pectinata sensu Presl; Bot. Bem., 153 (no. deser.) (1845) = Selaginella pouzolziana (Gaudich.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 145 (1843) = Selaginella pouzolziana f. angustiramosa Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 217 (1915) = Selaginella pouzolziana f. punctata (Hieron.) Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 217 (1915) = Selaginella pouzolziana f. typica Alderw.; Mal. Fern Allies, 217 (1915) = Selaginella pouzolziana var. brevifolia Hieron.; Hedwigia 51: 262 [1911] 1912 = Selaginella pouzolziana var. philippinensis Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. 1 (4): 701. [1901] 1902 = Selaginella pouzolziana var. punctata Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Phil. Bot. 6: 2049, 2050 (1913) = Selaginella pouzolziana var. typica Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Phil. Bot. 6: 2049 (1913) = Selaginella punctata A. Br. ex Hieron.; Elmer's Leaflets Phil. Bot. 6: 2050 (1930) = Selaginella simulans Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. II, 20: 27 (1915) = Selaginella sinensis sensu Chittenden; Dict. Gard. 4: (1932). 1951 Selaginella deltoides A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 287 (1865) Distribution [complete]: Brazil, Trinidad, Tobago, Colombia = Lycopodioides deltoides (A. Br.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides trifurcata (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Selaginella trifurcata Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 98 (1883) Selaginella dendricola Jenm.; Gard. Chron. III, 2: 99 (1887) Distribution [complete]: British Guyana, N-Brazil, Surinam, French Guiana, Colombia, ?Venezuela = Lycopodioides dendricola (Jenm.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella densa Rydb.; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 1: 7 (1900) Distribution [complete]: Alaska, W-USA (Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Texas, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska), W-Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario) Trivial names: Rocky Mountain Spike-moss = Bryodesma densum (Rydb.) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) = Selaginella densa var. densa Tryon; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 42: 68, fig. 44, 45, 47, map 45 (1955) = Selaginella engelmannii Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 294, no. 5 (1900) = Selaginella haydenii Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 296, no. 7 (1900) = Selaginella longipila Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 291, no. 2. Dec. 28 (1900) = Selaginella rupestris (L.) Spring var. densa (Rydb.) Clute = Selaginella rupestris f. engelmannii (Hieron.) Clute; Fern Bull 15: 52 (1908) = Selaginella rupestris f. haydenii (Hieron.) Clute; Fern Bull. 16: 52 (1908) = Selaginella rupestris f. longipila A. Br. ex Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 291 (1900) = Selaginella rupestris var. densa (Rydb.) Clute; Fern Allies, 142, 264 (1905) Selaginella denticulata (L.) Spring; Flora (Regensburg) 21: 149 (1838) Distribution [complete]: Portugal, Spain, Baleares, France, Corsica, Sardinia, Malta, Sicily, Italy, former Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece, Crete, Ischia, Elba, Aegaean Isl., asiatic Turkey (Anatolia), Cyprus, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Canary Isl. (Hierro, La Palma, Gomera, Teneriffa, Gran Canaria), Lebanon, Madeira, Ilhas Desertas, Porto Santo Trivial names: Gezähnter Moosfarn = Lycopodina denticulata (L.) Bubani; Fl. Pyrenaea, 4: 445 (1901) = Lycopodioides denticulata (L.) Kuntze; Revisio Generum Plantarum 1-2: 824 (1891) = Lycopodium denticulatum L.; Sp. Pl. 1106 (1753) = Lycopodium helveticum sensu Savi; Fl. Pisani, II, 412 (1798) [non L., 1753 = Plananthus denticulatus (L.) Beauv.; Prodr. Aethéog., 110 (1805) = Selaginella denticulata f. platystachya Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. l(4): 691. [1901] 1902 = Selaginella denticulata ssp. algeriensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. atrovirens Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. balearica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. barbara Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. botterii Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. calabrica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. canariensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. consobrina Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. corsica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. cypria Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. exerrans Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. fraterna Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. gibraltarica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. hipponensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. hispanica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. incompta Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. insulana Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. kabylica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. ligustica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. littorea Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. lusitanica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. maderensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. meridionalis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. murcica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. numidica Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. oblongella Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. olbidensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. olivetorum Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. oranensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. oxyphylla Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. palmensis Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. platyclada Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. pycnophylla Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. rupicola Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. savii Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. sicula Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. syriaca Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 214 (1891) = Selaginella denticulata ssp. teneriffae Gdgr.; Fl. Eur. 27: 215 (1891) Selaginella denudata (Willd.) Spring; Flora 21: 212 (1839) Distribution [complete]: Jamaica = Lycopodioides denudata (Willd.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodioides didymostachya (Desv.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) = Lycopodium denudatum Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 36, no. 47 (1810) = Lycopodium didymostachyum Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 553, no 93. [1813] 1814 = Selaginella didymostachya (Desv.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Brux. 10: 144, no. 63 (1843) = Selaginella didymostachya var. integerrima Spring ex Fée; Hist. Foug. Ant. XI Wm.: 134 (1866) = Selaginella didymostachya var. subintegerrima Spring; Monogr. Lyc. II: 131 (1850) = Selaginella flexuosa sensu Griseb.; Fl. Brit. West Indies Isl., 645 (1864) Selaginella desvauxii Kümmerle; Magyar Bot. Lapok, 26: 100 (1928) Distribution [complete]: Réunion = Lycopodium apiculatum Desv. in Poir.; Lamarck, Encycl. Suppl. 3: 551 no. 80. [1813] 1814 = Selaginella apiculata (Desv.) Hieron.; Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 56: 243 (1920) Selaginella dielsii Hieron.; Hedwigia 51: 254, no. 7. [1911] 1912 Distribution [complete]: Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu, etc.) Selaginella diffusa (K. Presl) Spring; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 143 (1843) Distribution [complete]: Costa Rica, Belize, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Trinidad, Surinam, French Guiana = Lycopodioides anisotis (Sodiro) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 825 (1891) = Lycopodioides polycephala (Baker) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 827 (1891) = Lycopodium diffusum Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1(1): 78 (1825) [nom. illeg., non R. Br. (1810) = Lycopodium mnioides Sieb. ex Hook. & Grev.; Bot. Misc. 2: 394 (1831) = Selaginella anisotis Sodiro; Recens. Crypt. Vasc. Prov. Quito, 94, no. 11 (1883) = Selaginella atirrensis Hieron.; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. l(4): 711, no. 438. [1901] 1902 = Selaginella ciliauricula Spring; Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 219 (1849) = Selaginella ciliauricula Spring ex Klotzsch; Linnaea 20: 436 [nomen (1847) = Selaginella eggersii Sodiro; Crypt. Vasc. Quit. 605 (1893), also in Anales Univ. Centr. Ecuador 12: 475 (1895) = Selaginella kunzeana sensu Christ in Dur. & Pittier; Primit. Fl. Costaric. l(3): 254, p. p (1896) = Selaginella mnioides (Sieb. ex Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 228 (1843) = Selaginella mnioides var. major A. Br.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 3: 301 (1865) = Selaginella molliceps var. major A. Br. ex Hieron.; Hedwigia 43: 58 (1904) = Selaginella polycephala Baker; Jour. Bot. 21: 332, no. 84 (1883) Selaginella digitata Spring; Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 24: 75 (1850) Distribution: Madagascar = Lycopodioides digitata (Spring) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826 (1891) Selaginella distachya Cordem.; Bull. Soc. Sci. et Arts de Pile de la Réunion (1890)-91. 104 Distribution [complete]: Réunion Selaginella distans Warb.; Monsunia, 1: 106, 120, no. 86 (1900) Distribution [complete]: Fiji (Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Ovalau, Taveuni) Selaginella disticha Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca (Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46): 337 (1988) Distribution [complete]: Costa Rica, Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas), Panama Selaginella dixitii Madhus. & Nampy; Nordic J. Bot. 14(5): 527 (1994) Distribution [complete]: India (Kerala) Selaginella doederleinii Hieron.; Hedwigia 43(1): 41-42 (1904) Distribution [complete]: Taiwan, S-Japan (Izu Isl.), Ryukyu Isl., Hongkong, China (Guizhou, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan), Indochina, Laos, Cambodia, C-Vietnam, India = Lycopodioides doederleinii (Hieron.) H.S.Kung; Fl. Sichuanica 6: 73 (1988) = Selaginella atroviridis sensu Makino & Nemoto; Cat. Jap. Pl. Herb. Tokyo Imp. Mus., 409 (1914) var. opaca Seriz.; J. Phytogeogr. Taxon. 30(1): 44 (1982) Distribution [complete]: Japan Selaginella dolichoclada Alston; Jour. Bot. 70: 64, no. 5 (1932) Distribution [complete]: N-Vietnam, C-Vietnam Selaginella dorsicola Hosok. Distribution [complete]: Palau Isl. (Babeldaob) Selaginella dosediae Gilli; Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 81: 28 (1977 publ. 1978) Distribution [complete]: Papua New Guinea Selaginella douglasii (Hook. & Grev.) Spring; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10: 138 (1843) Distribution [complete]: S-Washington, N-Oregon, N-Idaho Trivial names: Douglas' Spike-moss = Lycopodioides douglasii (Hook. & Grev.) Kuntze; Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 826- (1891) = Lycopodium douglasii Hook. & Grev.; Enum. Fil., Hook. Bot. Misc. 2: 316, no. 155 (1831) [nomen = Lycopodium ovalifolium Hook. & Grev.; Icon. Filic. 2: t. 177 (1831) [non Desv. (1827) Selaginella dregei (Presl) Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 315, t. 36 (1900) Distribution: Transvaal, Oranje Free State, Natal, Cape Prov., Swaziland, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Uganda, Kenya, Angola, Tanzania, Botswana, Zaire = Bryodesma dregei (C.Presl) Soják; Preslia 64(2): 154 (1992 publ. 1993) = Lycopodium dregei Presl; Abh. K. Böhm. ges. Wiss., Ser. 5, 3 (1845), reimpr. in Bot. Bemerk. (K. Presl) 153 (1846) = Selaginella dregei var. bachmanniana Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 317 (1900) = Selaginella dregei var. hildebrandtiana Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 317 (1900) = Selaginella dregei var. petersiana Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 317 (1900) = Selaginella dregei var. pretoriensis Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 317 (1900) = Selaginella dregei var. rehmanniana Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 317 (1900) = Selaginella dregei var. welwitschiana (A. Br.) Hieron.; Hedwigia 39: 318 (1900) = Selaginella grisea Alston; Jour. Bot. 77: 222 (1939) = Selaginella rupestris f. dregeana A. Br. in Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 214 (1868) = Selaginella rupestris f. dregei (Presl) Milde; Fil. Eur. Atlant. 262 (1867) = Selaginella rupestris f. welwitschiana A. Br. in Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 214 (1868) = Selaginella rupestris ssp. recurva A. Br. in Sim; Ferns S. Afr., ed. 2: 333 (1915) = Selaginella rupestris var. recurva A. Br. in Kuhn; Fil. Afr., 213 (1868) Selaginella drepanophylla Alston; J. Bot. 70(831): 66-67 (1932) Distribution [complete]: China (Guangxi) Remarks: status doubtful Selaginella duidae A. C. Smith; Bull. Torr. Bot. Club, 58: 312 (1931) Distribution [complete]: Venezuela (Cerro Duida)
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