African Plant Database

Lycopodium clavatum L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1101 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Lycopodium
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lepidotis clavata (L.) P. Beauv. (1805)
 Lycopodium clavatum L. var. clavatum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lepidotis ciliata P. Beauv.
=Lycopodium inflexum (P. Beauv.) Sw. (1806)
=Lycopodium ciliatum (P. Beauv.) Sw. (1806)
=Lycopodium trichiatum Bory (1804)
=Lycopodium trichiatum Bory var. trichiatum (1804)
=Lycopodium clavatum var. trichiatum (Bory) Nessel (1939)
=Lepidotis inflexa P. Beauv. (1805)
=Lycopodium clavatum var. inflexum (P. Beauv.) Spring (1842)
=Lycopodium clavatum var. nataliense Nessel (1934)
=Lycopodium clavatum var. borbonicum Bory (1804)
=Lycopodium trichiatum var. borbonicum (Bory) Spring (1842)
Taxon infra-specific
Lycopodium clavatum L. var. clavatum
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Mascarenes,
  • Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa and neigthbouring islands. Strelitzia 23: 19
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 10
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    Record n°216123 created 2009-08-19
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