Selaginella delicatula (Desv. ex Poir.) Alston, J. Bot. 70(838): 282 282 1932. (Syn: Lycopodioides delicatula (Desv. ex Poir.) H.S. Kung (Unresolved); Lycopodium canaliculatum L.; Lycopodium delicatulum Desv. ex Poir. (Unresolved); Lycopodium flabellatum L.; Selaginella canaliculata (L.) Baker; Selaginella flabellata (L.) Spring; Stachygynandrum flabellatum (L.) P. Beauv.);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia: Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;

Id280910phk1 : 9 posts by 9 authors. Attachments (3)

ID Please
Small herb, Ht. 6-10 inches
At Sagargad, Alibag

That’s Selaginella ..i do not know species.. its pteridophyte ..I love this beautiful tiny plant

Selaginella indeed, a lycophyte

It is Selaginella, it has strobilus also but cant tell species.

Selaginella bt dnt knw the sp………………………….

Selaginella delicatula

Is it possible to identify from these images at Sagargad, Alibag, Maharashtra in Western India?

Yes, certainly it is. Thats Selaginella delicatula (not a blue one).


ID12092015PHK 1 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

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A small herb, height 5-9 inches
At Phansad WLS, MH

It is Selaginella Sp.
Kindly refer ‘Indian Selaginella by R. D. Dixit’ for species

Is it possible to identify these images from Phansad WLS, Maharashtra ?

Yes, thats S. delicatula again.



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