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 Huperzia squarrosa
Author:   Vittore Benedetto Antonio Trevisan de Saint-Léon, 1874.
Family:  Lycopodiaceae
Habitat:   North-Eastern Queensland, Australia; Tropical Africa to Asia and the Pacific
Soil:   Mix or Peat (Epiphytic or lithophytic plant)
Water:   Medium-Maximum
Sun:   Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  5 millimetres
Height:  20-100 centimetres
Flower:   No
Reproduction:   Spores/Cuttings
Common Names:   Rock Tassel Fern, Ulvefod, Fine Rock Wooly
Synonyms:  Lycopodium squarrosum, Johann Georg Adam Forster 1786. Plananthus squarrosus (G. Forst.) P. Beauv. 1805. Urostachys squarrosus (G. Forst.) Herter 1923. Phlegmariurus squarrosus, Á.Löve & D.Löve 1977.
Got it from:   Fredensborg
Year:   2007

 A wild plant I found on northern Madagascar.

   This member of the Lycopodiaceae family was given this name by Vittore Benedetto Antonio Trevisan de Saint-Léon in 1874. It is found in north-eastern Queensland, Australia; Tropical Africa and Madagascar to Asia and the Pacific, growing in a rich peat, or as an epiphytic with some to lots of water and some to lots of sun.

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






Lycopodiaceae Huperzia squarrosa