Publication: Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles. 10: 138. 1843.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA2: "Selaginella douglasii , with no close relatives in the flora, is easy to identify by its shiny green leaves when young, turning shiny light brown when old, with an orange to red spot at the base, or totally reddish. Its closest relative is the Mexican S . delicatissima Linden ex A. Braun."