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Selaginella kraussiana

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 From a wild population in South Africa.


 From a wild population in South Africa.


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

Author: A. Braun 1859
Family:  Selaginellaceae
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TAXONOMY COLLECTION
SELAGINIELLOPSIDA

Habitat:   Southern Africa (North America, Hawaii, New Zealand)
Soil:   Clay-Peat
Water:   Max
Sun:   Minimum-Medium
Height:  10 centimetres
Flower:   No; green, four-angled strobili in the leaf axils
Propagate:   Spores/Cuttings
Names:   Krauss' Spikemoss
Synonyms:  Lycopodium kraussianum, Kunze 1844. Selaginella canescens, Fée. Selaginella hortensis, Mett. Didiclis kraussiana, (Kunze) Rothm.

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.