VIRBOGA
Home Collections Lists Contact

Common name

English: Krauss' spikemoss

German: Krauss'scher Moosfarn

Portuguese: Musgo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

Search for more