| Literature for Lycopodium venustulum var. verticale
Palmer, 2003. Literature for Lycopodium venustulum
Palmer, 2003. Literature for Lycopodium venustulum var. venustulum
|Distribution||Hawaiian Islands, Society Islands, Samoa, and Rapa.|
||Plants trailing on ground; horizontal stems creeping, unequally forked, resulting in creeping, horizontal stems and upright stems with branches arising at about 45° angle, with one form with strictly upright branches arising at acute angles from stem, forming a dense, columnar, tightly packed cluster with nearly straight, overlapping leaves.
||Sterile leaves on upright stems linear, needlelike, 4-6.5 mm long, with hairlike tips, not overlapping; fertile leaves shorter and wider than sterile leaves, ovate-lanceolate, margins serrate to dentate, tips long, hairlike.
||Strobili 3-6, 3-15 x 0.4-0.7 cm, on unequally 1- to 3-branched stalks, stalks 5-20 x 0.1-0.2 cm, leafless.
||Latin venustus, lovely, beautiful, + ulus, a diminutive suffix.