J Syst Evol ›› 2005, Vol. 43 ›› Issue (1): 71-72.

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Selaginella xishuiensis, a new species of Selaginellaceae from Guizhou, China

1GOU Guang‐Qian, 2WANG Pei‐Shan   

  1. 1(College of Biological-Environmental Science, Guizhou University, Guiyang 550025, China) 2(Guizhou Institute of Biology, Guiyang 550009, China)
  • Published:2005-01-18

Abstract: Selaginella xishuiensis G. Q. Gou & P. S. Wang, a new species of the Selaginellaceae from Guizhou, China, is described and illustrated. The new species is related to S. davidii Franch. in habit and size, but differs by having leaves ciliate along margin. It is also similar to S. prostrata H. S. Kung in habit, but differs by having sporophylls homomorphic.

Key words: Selaginella, Selaginella xishuiensis G. Q. Gou & P. S. Wang, Selaginellaceae