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.);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific: Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia as per POWO;
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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