genus Selaginella in tropical South America

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British Museum (Natural History) , London
Selaginella -- South America -- Classification., Lycopsida -- South America -- Classifica


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StatementA.H.G. Alston, A.C. Jermy & J.M. Rankin.
SeriesBulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany series,, v. 9, no. 4, Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History)., v. 9, no. 4.
ContributionsJermy, A. C., Rankin, J. M.
LC ClassificationsQK1 .B874 vol. 9, no. 4, QK524.S46 .B874 vol. 9, no. 4
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 233-330 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3089052M
LC Control Number82191417

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Description. Selaginella species are creeping or ascendant plants with simple, scale-like leaves (microphylls) on branching stems from which roots also stems are aerial, horizontally creeping on the substratum (as in Selaginella kraussiana), sub erect (Selaginella trachyphylla) or erect (as in Selaginella erythropus).The vascular steles are polystelic protosteles.

stem section Class: Lycopodiopsida. Species probably more than (38 in the flora): worldwide, mainly tropical and subtropical regions. The generic and infrageneric classification of Selaginella is controversial, and more than one genus may be recognized (see R.

Pichi-Sermolli for. Genera 1, over species (38 species in the flora): worldwide, primarily in tropical and subtropical regions. Selaginellaceae traditionally include only one genus of living plants, Selaginella (A.

Jermy b; R.

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Tryon and A. Tryon ). Another interesting source of information on the genus Selaginella is found in the next book on ferns of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands: SALVO, E.

Guía de helechos de la. Selaginella selaginoides is a non-flowering plant of the spikemoss genus Selaginella with a wide distribution around the Northern resembles a moss in appearance but is a vascular plant belonging to the division has a number of common names including lesser clubmoss, club spikemoss, northern spikemoss, low spikemoss and prickly : Selaginellaceae.

Selaginella lepidophylla (syn. Lycopodium lepidophyllum) is a species of desert plant in the spikemoss family (Selaginellaceae).Known as a "resurrection plant", S. lepidophylla is renowned for its ability to survive almost complete dry weather in its native habitat, its stems curl into a tight ball, uncurling only when exposed to : Selaginellaceae.

Selaginella boomii is described as a new species and compared to the similar S. roraimensis. The new species is widely distributed in Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and Brazil where it grows on granite outcrops and boulders in forests and savannas.

Selaginella boomii is illustrated with Scanning Electron Micrographs of stem sections, leaves, and spores, and its Cited by: 8. Genus: Selaginella Common Name: SPIKE-MOSS: Genus Notes: Selaginella is a fairly widely accepted, monophyletic genus of species (Zhou & Zhang ; Westrand & Korall ), although segregate genera are sometimes recognized.

Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus. Selaginella is the only genus in the family plants belong to the lycopods, one of the groups previously referred to as fern allies. Selaginella is one of two groups of vascular plants that show heterospory - male (microspores) and female (megaspores) are produced in different sporangia and are of different sizes, the other being Isoëtes or quillworts.

Selaginella aculeatifolia sp. nov. (Selaginellaceae-Lycopodiophyta) from the foothills of Cerro Neblina, Venezuela Article (PDF Available) in Nordic Journal of Botany.

ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the life cycle of selaginella, explained with the help of suitable diagrams. Selaginella is a very large genus of about tropical to temperate species growing almost everywhere on this Earth.

Although so large, the genus shows a uniformity lacking in the genus Lycopodium. The genus is [ ]. Selaginella martensii Common name(s): Creeping Moss; Genus of about species of evergreen, rhizomatous perennials found in a range of habitats, from semi-desert to rainforest, mostly in tropical regions, with some species in temperate and alpine zones.

Selaginella, or Creeping Moss, was a Victorian favourite. All agree that the family is Selaginellaceae, and Selaginella is the only genus in the family. Peacock fern (Selaginella uncinata), also sometimes known as blue spike-moss or rainbow fern, is a diminutive (6 inches tall, spreading to 2 feet) club moss noted for its bluish green iridescent leaves.

It is hardy from zones 6 to selaginella pallescens. Native to North and Central America. To 6 inches high, 1 feet wide; branched nearly to base.

Leaves are light yellow-green above, white beneath. staunton's spikemoss selaginella stauntoniana. From China. Slowly spreading habit to at least 12 inches wide, with many 8 inches-tall stems rising from rhizomes.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. An Selaginella in uska genus han Selaginella in nahilalakip ha familia nga Selaginellaceae.

An Selaginella amo la an genus nga ha familia nga i-an: Plantae. The Genus Selaginella Selaginella braunii. Selaginella braunii. arborvitae moss This is a spore-bearing plant, considered a fern ally. This species has green foliage that turns brownish green over winter.

shady sites. Although many references list it as a zone 10 tropical plant, several references state that it is cold hardy as far.

rently there are native Selaginella taxa from South America, b) of these, are presently recognized and five await to be formally reinstat-ed, and c) that this number will likely increase as work on Selaginella from South America con-tinues, as pointed out by Valdespino et al.

() for Brazil. In this paper, I describe Selaginella boomii,a. Abstract. Terrestrial, or very occasionally epiphytic, usually perennial plants, of varied habit, with an erect or prostrate main stem and subsidiary branch systems of varying arrangements, the basal portions not differentiated into a distinct rhizome although some erect species spread by means of creeping basal branches known as sobols, which in turn give rise to further erect.

Tropical Nusantara is one of the major mega biodiversity centers of the world, together with tropical South America and tropical Central Africa. Unfortunately, habitat degradation is quite high, both land and oceanic areas, which threatens sustainability of this biological resource.

Selaginella Pal. Beauv. (Selaginellaceae Reichb.) is one. The Genus Selaginella in Tropical South America. Vol Page 45 Ferns and Allied Plants. with Special Reference to Tropical America.

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Define selaginellas.

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selaginellas synonyms, selaginellas pronunciation, selaginellas translation, English dictionary definition of selaginellas. Any of numerous often creeping or prostrate vascular plants of the genus Selaginella that bear spores, have small scalelike leaves, Selaginellaceae - lesser club mosses: terrestrial chiefly.

Dictionary entry overview: What does genus Selaginella mean. • GENUS SELAGINELLA (noun) The noun GENUS SELAGINELLA has 1 sense. type and sole genus of the Selaginellaceae; evergreen moss-like plants: spike moss and little club moss Familiarity information: GENUS SELAGINELLA used as a noun is very rare.

A hand-book to the flora of Ceylon: containing descriptions of all the species of flowering plants indigenous to the island, and notes on their history, distribution, and uses: with an atlas of plates illustrating some of the more interesting species / The Genus Selaginella in Tropical South America.

Alston, A. - Jermy, A C. There are about species of selaginella, a unique prehistoric fern relative. Native to variable climates (including North Carolina) from tropical to dry and from sun to shade; the genus Selaginella is truly a diverse group.

We offer several of the easy-to-grow perennial woodland selaginella species. Selaginella plants are great as groundcovers near hostas, Solomon's. Journal article: Schulz C, Little DP, Stevenson DW, Bauer D, Moloney C, Stützel T: An overview of the morphology, anatomy, and life cycle of a new model species – the lycophyte Selaginella apoda (L.) Spring.

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Int J Plant Sci. Workshops: Coming soon 1. The growth, life cycle, and morphology of Selaginella apoda. The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria.

Euro+Med onwards: Selaginella apoda in Euro+Med PlantBase – the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. Published on the internet. Accessed: 1 5.

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Selaginella definition is - any of a genus (Selaginella) of mosslike lower tracheophytes that are related to or grouped with the club mosses and have scalelike leaves and produce one-celled sporangia containing both megaspores and microspores.The New York Flora Atlas is a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state, as well as information on plant habitats, associated ecological communities, and taxonomy.

In addition, users can learn about the location of vouchered specimens and see images to get a better visual for each on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Selaginella thumbnails at the Plants Gallery Britton, N.L., and A.

Brown. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: