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Any of numerous often creeping or prostrate vascular plants of the genus Selaginella that bear spores, have small scalelike leaves, and are closely related to the club mosses. Also called spikemoss.

[New Latin Selāginella, genus name, from Latin selāgō, selāgin-, a plant resembling savin, probably a kind of club moss or selaginella.]


(Plants) any club moss of the genus Selaginella, having stems covered in small pointed leaves and small spore-bearing cones: family Selaginellaceae. See also resurrection plant
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of Latin selāgō plant similar to the savin]
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Noun1.selaginella - type and sole genus of the SelaginellaceaeSelaginella - type and sole genus of the Selaginellaceae; evergreen moss-like plants: spike moss and little club moss
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Selaginellaceae, Selaginellaceae - lesser club mosses: terrestrial chiefly tropical plants resembling mosses
little club moss, spike moss, spikemoss - any of numerous fern allies of the genus Selaginella
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divaricata; sufrio fuerte sobrepastoreo, evidenciado por las bajas frecuencias de gramineas y alta frecuencia del liquen Selaginella sellowii Hieron.
The four species of resurrection plants--Anastatica hierochuntica, Selaginella lepidophylla, Pleopeltis polypodioides, and Borya nitida--served as the basis for identifying suitable historical and literary sources.
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Factors affecting the density and distribution of Selaginella lepidophylla in the Black Gap area of the Chihuahuan Desert of western Texas.
El helecho-musgo selaginella denticulata tapizando una roca, fotografia publicada por Juan Bibiloni en su blog Sangrando en verde, el 9 de diciembre de 2010.
Fenois totais, flavonoides totais e atividade antioxidante de Selaginella convoluta (Arn.
Annotation of Selaginella moellendorffii major intrinsic proteins and the evolution of the protein family in terrestrial plants.
Fue propuesta por Hammer (1961) a partir de especimenes hallados en musgos y Selaginella en Machu Picchu, Peru.
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New 3',8"-Linked Biflavonoids from Selaginella uncinata Displaying Protective Effect against Anoxia.
Trehalose is perhaps most well-known in nature for the role it plays in the ability of Selaginella lepidophylla, also called the 'resurrection plant,' to endure years of desiccation and then revive within hours to normal function with only the addition of water.