Selaginella tenera Spring

 
  • Family : Selaginellaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : SELAGINELLACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Selaginella tenera Spring
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Undergrowth of coffee estates at 1000 m and undergrowth of forests of Western Ghats
  • Comments / notes : Common as forest undergrowth in Western Ghats.
  • Collector(s) Name : C. J. Saldanha; C.J. Saldanha; C.J.Saldanha & P.Prakash
  • Collection Date : 6 Oct., 1965; 25 July 1980 ; 13 Sept. 1961
  • Collection Nos : CS 10005; KFP 11871; CS 7081-A
  • Collection Locality : Magadi estate, Sakleshpur; Gangegiri, Chikmagalur dist; Kotta – Ratnagiri, North Karnataka
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • 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 tenera. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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