Selaginella plana (Desv. ex Poir.) Hieron.

 
  • Family : Selaginellaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : SELAGINELLACEAE
  • Basionym : Lycopodium planum Desv. ex Poir.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Selaginella plana (Desv. ex Poir.) Hieron.
  • Common name : Asian Spike Moss
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Widely cultivated as pot plant, often seen as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Selaginella plana. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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