Lycopodium deuterodensum

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Bushy clubmoss
Lycopodium deuterodensum Gloucester Tops.jpg
Bushy Clubmoss near the Gloucester River, Barrington Tops, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Lycopodiophyta
Class: Lycopodiopsida
Order: Lycopodiales
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Genus: Lycopodium
Species: L. deuterodensum
Binomial name
Lycopodium deuterodensum
  • Lycopodium densum Labill. 1806, illegitimate homonym not Lam. 1779
  • Selaginella densa (Labill.) Veitch 1873 not Sim. 1859
  • Lepidotis densa Rothm.
  • Lycopodium densum Labill.
  • Pseudolycopodium densu] (Rothm.) Holub

Lycopodium deuterodensum known as the bushy clubmoss is an ancient plant occurring in Australia (all 6 states plus Northern Territory), New Caledonia and New Zealand (North Island and Chatham Island. It is a spore-bearing vascular plant and grows up to a metre high. It is found in a wide variety of situations, often in high rainfall areas on sandy soils.[3][4]

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