|Scope: Global & Mediterranean|
|Scientific Name:||Selaginella denticulata (L.) Spring|
Lycopodina denticulata (L.) Bubani
Lycopodium denticulatum L.
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Christenhusz, M. and Raab-Straube, E. von. 2013. Polypodiopsida. Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. (Accessed: 2015).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Daoud-Bouattour, A., Gammar-Ghrabi, Z., Limam-Ben Saad, S. & Muller, S.D.|
|Reviewer(s):||Foggi, B. & Bilz, M.|
Selaginella denticulata is rarer in the eastern Mediterranean and faces localized threats, but it has an overall widespread distribution with presumed stable populations. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Selaginella denticulata is a Mediterranean-Atlantic species, endemic to the Mediterranean basin and adjacent Atlantic regions. It occurs in the following countries:|
- Algeria: very common in the north.
- Spain: very common in the south (including Balearic Islands).
- France: very common in Corsica, more sparsely distributed on the continent (Maures, Estérel, Biot, Languedoc-Roussillon, Albères).
- Greece: very common, widely distributed including the islands of Lesvos, Samos, Ikaria and Rodhos.
- Italy: in most of the country, Sardinia and Sicily
- Lebanon: coast and middle mountains (Saïda, Beyrouth, Nahr el Kelb, Nahr Ibrahim, Ras Chekka-Hamate, Broummana, Moukhtara, Salima, Ghazir, Tripoli, ?Akkar, Jbel ?Aqroum)
- Morocco: High-Atlas, Middle-Atlas, Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, western mountains (Tazzeka, Targuist, Imzorène, Beni-Snassen), Rif.
- Portugal: very common south of Rio Douro.
- Tunisia: common in Kroumirie, Mogods (Sejenane, Kef en Nesour, La Galite), Northwest (Jbel Ichkeul), Tunis region, Cap Bon, Tunisian dorsale (from Bou Kornine to Jbel Chambi).
- Turkey: Lydia, Caria, Lycia and islands; Izmir (from Torbali to Ephesus, 50 m), Mugla (from Marmaris to Emecik, 350 m), Antalya (Kemer, 0-100 m)
- Eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, Cyprus and Malta.
Native:Albania; Algeria; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Cyprus; France (Corsica, France (mainland)); Greece (East Aegean Is., Greece (mainland), Kriti); Italy (Italy (mainland), Sardegna, Sicilia); Lebanon; Malta; Montenegro; Morocco; Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Slovenia; Spain (Baleares, Spain (mainland)); Tunisia; Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia)
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|Population:||Selaginella denticulata is abundant in the western Mediterranean basin and rarer in the eastern part.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Selaginella denticulata is a small terrestrial prostrate Pteridophyte, growing in extended carpets, on soils or rocks in humid and shadowy sites, such as river banks, talus, old walls, and edges of temporary pools. It almost uniquely occurs on siliceous substrates, but is locally limestone-tolerant, which happens rather in the southern regions.|
|Major Threat(s):||The small subpopulations of the eastern Mediterranean basin, for instance in Lebanon, are threatened by urbanization. The species is not threatened in North Africa or Europe.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is protected at the regional level (Languedoc-Roussillon) in France. No further conservation measures are suggested.|
|Citation:||Daoud-Bouattour, A., Gammar-Ghrabi, Z., Limam-Ben Saad, S. & Muller, S.D. 2010. Selaginella denticulata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T163985A5683012.Downloaded on 15 October 2018.|
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