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71. Selaginella lutchuensis Koidzumi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 1: 165. 1932.

琉球卷柏 liu qiu juan bai

Lycopodioides lutchuensis (Koidzumi) Satou.

Plants terrestrial or epilithic, evergreen, prostrate, 5-10 cm. Rhizophores at intervals throughout length of creeping stem and branches, borne on ventral side in axils of branches. Main stems irregularly branched throughout, stramineous, 2-3 mm wide including leaves. Dorsal leaves white-margined, ovate, margin long ciliolate, apex acute or long caudate. Ventral leaves oblong-ovate, 1-1.7 mm, margin denticulate, long ciliolate at base, apex long caudate. Strobili solitary, terminal, compact, dorsiventrally complanate, 3-15 mm; sporophylls dimorphic, resupinate; dorsal sporophylls ovate-lanceolate, less than 2 mm, apex acuminate or long caudate; ventral sporophylls broadly lanceolate, ca. 1.5 mm, margin long ciliolate.

On wet cliffs. Taiwan [Japan].


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