Selaginella fenixii

(Selaginella fenixii)

Description

Selaginella species are creeping or ascendant plants with simple, scale-like leaves (microphylls) on branching stems from which roots also arise. The stems are aerial, horizontally creeping on the substratum (as in Selaginella kraussiana)sub erect (Selaginella trachyphylla)or erect(as in Selaginella erythropus). The vascular steles are polystelic protosteles. stem section shows the presence of more than two protosteles.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Lycopodiopsida
Order:Selaginellales
Family:Selaginellaceae
Genus:Selaginella
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