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Lycopodium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17013

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Diphasiastrum Holub
    Austrolycopodium Holub
    Dendrolycopodium A. Haines
    Lepidotis P. Beauv. ex Mirb.
    Lycopodiastrum Holub ex R.D. Dixit
    Pseudodiphasium Holub
    Pseudolycopodium Holub
    Spinulum A. Haines
  Common Name(s): clubmosses [English]
    club moss [English]
    clubmoss [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                         OrderLycopodiales  – clubmosses  
                            FamilyLycopodiaceae  – club mosses, club-moss family  
                               GenusLycopodium L. – clubmosses, club moss, clubmoss  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Diphasiastrum X verecundum A.V. Gilman  
                                  Species Lycopodium alpinum L. – alpine club moss, alpine clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium annotinum L. – clubmoss, stiff club moss, stiff clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium clavatum L. – running clubmoss, common club moss 
                                  Species Lycopodium complanatum L. – Christmas green, creeping jenny, groundcedar 
                                  Species Lycopodium dendroideum Michx. – tree groundpine 
                                  Species Lycopodium digitatum Dill. ex A. Braun – fan clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium X habereri House – Haberer's clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium hickeyi W.H. Wagner, Beitel & R.C. Moran – Pennsylvania clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium X issleri (Rouy) Domin – Issler's clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium lagopus (Laest. ex Hartm.) G. Zinserl. ex Kuzen. – one-cone clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium obscurum L. – ground pine, tree club moss, flat-branched tree-clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium sabinifolium Willd. – purple loosestrife, savinleaf groundpine 
                                  Species Lycopodium sitchense Rupr. – Sitka clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium tristachyum Pursh – deeproot clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium venustulum Gaudich. – hairtip clubmoss 
                                  Species Lycopodium volubile G. Forst.  
                                  Species Lycopodium X zeilleri (Rouy) Greuter & Burdet – Zeiller's clubmoss 

  Expert: Alan R. Smith  
  Notes: Research Botanist, University Herbarium, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465, Berkeley, California, 94720-2465, USA   
  Reference for: Lycopodium    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Lycopodiaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Christenhusz, Maarten J. M., Xian-Chun Zhang, and Harald Schneider  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Phytotaxa, vol. 19   
  Page(s): 7-54   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1179-3155   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ĝllgaard, B. / Davidse, Gerrit, Mario Sousa Sánchez, and Sandra Knapp, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: 3. Lycopodiaceae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora Mesoamericana, vol. 1: Psilotaceae a Salviniaceae   
  Page(s): 5-22   
  Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México   
  Publication Place: Mexico City, Mexico   
  ISBN/ISSN: 968-36-4700-6   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ĝllgaard, Benjamin  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Index of the Lycopodiaceae   
  Page(s): 135   
  Publisher: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters   
  Publication Place: Copenhagen, Denmark   
  ISBN/ISSN: 87-7304-195-5   
  Notes: Alternately may be cited as a periodical: Biologiske Skrifter 34: 1-135. ISSN 0366-3612   
  Reference for: Lycopodium   

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