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 Lycopodiella cernua

Bergplaas, George, South Africa

Author:  Rodolfo Emilio Giuseppe Pichi Sermolli 1968.
Family:  Lycopodiaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa, Central Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia
Soil:  Mix or Peat
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  3 millimetres
Height:  20-100 centimetres
Flower:  No
Reproduction:  Spores/Cuttings
Pop names:  Staghorn Clubmoss, Nodding Clubmoss, Creeping Club Moss, Scrambling Clubmoss
Synonyms:  Lycopodium cernuum, Carl Linnaeus 1753. Lepidotis cernua , P. Beauv. 1805. Lycopodium boryanum A. Rich. 1834. Lycopodium heeschii Müll. Hal. 1861. Lycopodium capillaceum, Hieron. 1905 Palhinhaea cernua, Vasc. & Franco 1967. Palhinhaea capillacea (Spring) Holub 1985. By mistake: Lycopodium cernum.


    This member of the Lycopodiaceae family was given this name by Rodolfo Emilio Giuseppe Pichi Sermolli in 1968. It is found in all tempered and warm parts of the world, growing in a rich peat, sand or clay with some to lots of water and little to some sun.

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






Lycopodiaceae Lycopodiella cernua