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Species Information
 

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Psilotum nudum (L.) P.Beauv.
(name current 2016)

Psilotaceae

Growth form: Herb
Also occurs outside southern Africa
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: disjunct
Local abundance: very rare

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Distribution: Umbeluzi Gorge, Malolotja, Mlawula A cosmopolitan species, but seldom common anywhere. Widespread in Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius, Australia, Polynesia, Spain, the Americas and so forth.

Regional distribution:
A cosmopolitan species, but seldom common anywhere. Widespread in sub-Saharan Africa, pantropical.


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References

Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)

Roux, J.P. (2003). Swaziland ferns and fern allies. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 19.