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Family: SELAGINELLACEAE 

 Selaginella kraussiana
 

 From a wild population in South Africa.

  
Author:  A. Braun 1859
Family:  Selaginellaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa (North America, Hawaii, New Zealand)
Soil:  Clay-Peat
Water:  Max
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  (No caudex) 0,1 centimetres
Height:  10 centimetres
Flower:  No; green, four-angled strobili in the leaf axils
Reproduction:  Spores/Cuttings
Pop names:  Krauss' Spikemoss
Synonyms:  Lycopodium kraussianum, Kunze 1844. Selaginella canescens, Fée. Selaginella hortensis, Mett. Didiclis kraussiana, (Kunze) Rothm.
Got it from:  George, South Africa
Year:  2007

   This member of the Selaginellaceae family was given this name by A. Braun in 1859. It was originally found in South Africa, but have been spread around the warmer part of the world like New Zealand, USA and Hawaii. It grows on shady, moist ground with plenty of water. The plant can grow to ten centimetre, and can be reproduced by cuttings.

 From a wild population in South Africa.

My own plant started to "flower" after a year.

Kingdom SubKingdom SuperDivision Division SubDivision Class SubClass Order Family Genus Species
PLANTAE Tracheophyta

Pteridophytes

Lycopodiophyta

Lycopodiophytina

Selaginellopsida

Selaginellidae

Selagninellales

Selaginellaceae

Selaginella kraussiana