Native Plants

Selaginella plana

Asian Spikemoss
VU
Vulnerable
Malaysia Plant Red List
Peninsular Malaysia 2021
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SSN 42999
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

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Description

In terms of traditional use, the branches and leaves of Selaginella plana are used to treat a headache and facial stroke when placed under a pillow of the patient to sleep on at night.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Forest → Lowland Dipterocarp Forest (Malayan, Burmese)
Unknown Unknown
2
Forest → Montane Oak Forest
Unknown Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2021 Malaysia Plant Red List
Vulnerable (VU)
Peninsular Malaysia
N/A
2010 Malaysia Plant Red List
Vulnerable (VU)
N/A

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
31

References

Article
  1. Mohd. Norfaizal, G., Omar, Y., Masrom, H. & Mohd Shukri, M.A (2014). A Preliminary Flora Survey of Sungkai Wildlife Reserve, Perak, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 29, 31-35
Book
  1. Chang, Y.S., Mazura, M.P. & Nik Musa'adah, M. (2008). Plant, Health and Man - Past, Present and Future . Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kepong, Selangor Darul Ehsan , Malaysia. pp. 343.
  2. Parris, B.S., Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Saw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (2010). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, Series I: Ferns and Lycophytes, Volume 1. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 249.
Chapter in book
  1. Jaman, R.Osmundaceae. In Parris, B.S., Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Saw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (Eds.), Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, Series I: Ferns and Lycophytes, Volume 1. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). pp. 95-99.
  2. Parris, B.S. (2010). Grammitidaceae. In Parris, B.S., Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Saw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (Eds.), Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, Series I: Ferns and Lycophytes, Volume 1. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). pp. 131-206.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Ajla Rafidah Baharom, Ms. Asyifaa Syahirah Binti Md Padzil, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Mr. Ikman Bin Sabini, Ms. Kamilia Huda Binti Mohd Zaini, Mr. Mohamad Ruzi Abdul Rahman, Mr. Muhammad Izzuddin Bin Hazan, Mr. Nabil Arif Bin Abdul Naim, Ms. Sara Eisya Binti Mohamed Ghozali, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Tan Sin Hoong

Species Citation :- Selaginella plana. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/42999. [Retrieved 28 November 2022].

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