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Huperzia  Bernh.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202451

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Phylloglossum Kunze
    Urostachys Herter
    Phlegmariurus (Herter) Holub
    Plananthus P. Beauv. ex Mirb.
  Common Name(s): 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  
                               GenusHuperzia Bernh. – clubmoss  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Huperzia acerosa (Sw.) Holub – Puerto Rico clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia appalachiana Beitel & Mickel – Appalachian clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia aqualupiana (Spring) Rothm. – treetrunk clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia X bartleyi (Cusick) Kartesz & Gandhi – Bartley's clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia X buttersii (Abbe) Kartesz & Gandhi – Butters' clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia X carlquistii Beitel & W.H. Wagner  
                                  Species Huperzia dichotoma (Jacq.) Trevis. – hanging clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia drummondii (Kunze) Christenh. & H. Schneid. – pigmy clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia erosa Beitel & W.H. Wagner – toothed clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia X erubescens (Brack.) Holub (pro sp.) – clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia filiformis (Sw.) Holub – stringleaf clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia funiformis (Cham. ex Spring) Trevis. – royal clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia X gillettii Beitel & W.H. Wagner  
                                  Species Huperzia haleakalae (Brack.) Holub – Pacific clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia hippuridea (Christ) Holub  
                                  Species Huperzia X josephbeitelii A. Haines  
                                  Species Huperzia X koolauensis (W.H. Wagner) Kartesz  
                                  Species Huperzia linifolia (L.) Trevis. – needleleaf clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia lucidula (Michx.) Trevis. – shining clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia mannii (Hillebr.) Kartesz & Gandhi – Mann's clubmoss, wawae`iole 
                                  Species Huperzia X medeirosii Beitel & W.H. Wagner  
                                  Species Huperzia miyoshiana (Makino) Ching – Chinese clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia montana (Underw. & F.E. Lloyd) Holub  
                                  Species Huperzia nutans (Brack.) Rothm. – nodding clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia occidentalis (Clute) Kartesz & Gandhi – western clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia phlegmaria (L.) Rothm.  
                                  Species Huperzia phyllantha (Hook. & Arn.) Holub – daggerleaf clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia pithyoides (Schltdl. & Cham.) Holub  
                                  Species Huperzia porophila (Lloyd & Underw.) Holub – rock clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia reflexa (Lam.) Trevis. – Antilles clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia selago (L.) Bernh. ex Schrank & Mart. – fir clubmoss, fir club moss 
                                  Species Huperzia serrata (Thunb.) Trevis. – toothed clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia sintenisii (Herter) Holub – Sintenis' clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia stemmermanniae (A.C. Medeiros & W.H. Wagner) Kartesz – Stemmermann's clubmoss, wawae`iole 
                                  Species Huperzia subintegra (Hillebr.) Beitel & W.H. Wagner – Kauai clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia X sulcinervia (Spring) Trevis. (pro sp.) – monarch clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia taxifolia (Sw.) Trevis. – yewleaf clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia tenuicaulis (Underw. & Lloyd) B. Ĝllg. – narrowleaf clubmoss 
                                  Species Huperzia wilsonii (Underw. & Lloyd) B. Ĝllg. – Wilson's clubmoss 

  Expert: Alan R. Smith  
  Notes: Research Botanist, University Herbarium, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465, Berkeley, California, 94720-2465, USA   
  Reference for: Huperzia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), 2007 - 2011, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:   
  Reference for: Huperzia   
  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: Huperzia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Huperzia   
  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: Huperzia   
  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: Huperzia   
  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: Huperzia   
  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: Huperzia   
  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: Huperzia   

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