Selaginella species- Soureni, Mirik, West Bengal


 
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Location: Soureni, Mirik, India
Date: 20 May 2017
Altitude: 4200 ft. 

The same inadequate photos of a useless specimen of a juvenile Selaginella since, as I said, it is sterile. I could only give a guess, which I did, and anyone else has the same problem.  Why post it again? - everybody should realise that Selaginella specimens always need to be fertile for identification!  Please look at Alston's monograph or Dixit's book on Indian Selaginella to see how important the sporophylls are.
Please rephotograph the plant when it has fully developed sporangiophores in a few weeks, then send it in with close-ups of good enough quality to see the cilia etc.
Hope you can understand this.
 



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