Selaginella ciliaris (Retz.) Spring, Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 231, no. 136 1843. (Syn: Lycopodioides ciliaris (Retz.) Kuntze; Lycopodioides depressa (Sw.) Kuntze; Lycopodioides exigua (Spring) Kuntze; Lycopodioides pumilio (R. Br.) Kuntze; Lycopodium belangeri Bory; Lycopodium ciliare Retz.; Lycopodium depressum Sw.; Lycopodium pumilio R. Br.; Selaginella belangeri (Bory) Spring; Selaginella belangeri f. olivacea Alderw.; Selaginella congregata Alderw.; Selaginella depressa (Sw.) Spring; Selaginella exigua Spring; Selaginella panchganiana R.D.Dixit; Selaginella panigrahii Dixit; Selaginella papana Alderw.; Selaginella proniflora Bak.; Selaginella pumilio (R. Br.) Spring; Selaginella ujensis Hieron.; Selaginella winkleri Hieron.; Stachygynandrum ciliare (Gmel.) Beauv.; Stachygynandrum depressum (A. Br.) Carr.; Stachygynandrum depressum var. minus (A. Br.) Carr.);     

China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan), Taiwan, Java, Nepal, India
(Uttarakhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Orissa,
Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Darjeeling), Bangladesh,
Andamans, Nicobars, Myanmar [Burma], Sri Lanka, Philippines, Thailand, New
Guinea, Solomon Isl. (Bougainville, Guadalcanal, Santa Ysabel, San Jorge,
Makira, Rendova), Sulawesi, N-Vietnam, S-Vietnam, Moluccas (Seram, Ternate),
peninsular Malaysia (Kelantan, Pahang, Selangor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan),
Sumatra, Australia (NW-Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland),
Northern Marianas (Pagan), Southern Marianas (Rota Isl., Guam), Palau Isl.,
Micronesia (Yap, Truk, Moen, Tol, Udot)
as per Catalogue of Life;  



Please identify this fern 1 : 5 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)

Photographed on the banks of my stream at Shahapur [near Bombay]. Could … please help.


Is it possible to post another snap of its sporophyll which is very crucial for identification of Selaginella specimens.

Selaginella ciliaris

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