Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Selaginella grisea Alston
Higher Classification
Ferns
Family
SELAGINELLACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2013/07/25
Assessor(s)
J.E. Burrows & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species, but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga
Range
Lebombo Mountains. Also recorded in Tanzania, and possibly occurs in Mozambique.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Rhyolite sheetrock margins.
Population

This species is quite common in suitable habitat across the Lebombo Mountains (J.E. Burrows pers. comm.).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Selaginella grisea AlstonLeast Concern 2014.1
Bibliography

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. and Burrows, S.M. 2011. Ferns of southern Africa: A comprehensive guide. Struik Nature, Cape Town.


Citation
Burrows, J.E. & von Staden, L. 2013. Selaginella grisea Alston. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/14

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