Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun

Common name

English: Krauss' spikemoss

German: Krauss'scher Moosfarn

Portuguese: Musgo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Lycopodiophyta (4)

    Class: Lycopodiopsida (4)

      Order: Selaginellales (3)

        Family: Selaginellaceae (3)

          Genus: Selaginella (3)

           Epithet: kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun (1)

Synonym: Selaginella denticulata Spring

denticulata => with minute teeth

kraussiana => honours Dr C.F.F. Krauss (1812-1890), a German naturalist

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Selaginella kraussiana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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