Lycopodium annotinum, SE: Revlummer, DE: Sprossender Bärlapp,
NL: Stekende wolfsklauw, UK: Stiff Clubmoss
|| ||Lycopodium annotinum L.|
|| ||Spinulum annotinum (L.) A. Haines|
|| ||Sprossender Bärlapp|
|| ||Stekende wolfsklauw|
|| ||Stiff Clubmoss, Bristly clubmoss|
|| ||Lycopodiaceae, Clubmoss family, Lummerväxter|
|| ||Perennial fern|
|| ||Creeping and rooting stems with upright branches|
|| ||Scale or needlelike, arranged in cone-like strobilli; cones green when young, brown when mature on the ends of the branches, unstalked|
|| ||Reproducing by spores|
|| || Fruit-bearing tip|
|| ||Cool, damp, shaded thickets; moist woods, bogs, and meadows; higher sites in wooded swamps.|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Lycopodiumfrom the Greek word lycos, "wolf" and podion, diminutive of pous, foot", in reference to the resemblance of the branch tips to a wolf's paw.
annotinum, annotinus, "a year old, of last year", "one year old".
Distinguished from other running clubmosses by its individual cones on short stems.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.
- The standard author abbreviation A.Haines is used to indicate Arthur Haines, an American plant biologist specializing in the taxonomy and identification of New England tracheophytes.