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Taxon: Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun

Genus: Selaginella
Family: Selaginellaceae
Nomen number: 407059
Place of publication: Index sem. hort. bot. berol. 1859:22. 1860
Name verified on: 05-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Jul-2007
No species priority site assigned.


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Congo; Equatorial Guinea - Bioko; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal

  • naturalized elsewhere

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (03 March 2015)

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