Selaginella kraussiana, sometimes known by the common names Krauss' spikemoss, Krauss′s clubmoss, and African clubmoss, is a clubmoss found naturally in the Azores and parts of mainland Africa .
Its native distribution is the Azores, the Canary Islands and parts of south and east Africa . Since its introduction to Britain in 1878 it has spread slowly, and was first recorded in the wild in 1917 in west Cornwall and Co. Leitrim, often as a greenhouse weed.
Selaginella kraussiana is cultivated for ornamental purposes and has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. It requires a minimum temperature of 5 °C (41 °F), and in temperate regions is grown under glass as a houseplant. Cultivars include:
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