A creeping mosslike plant of a genus that includes the lesser club mosses.
- Genus Selaginella, family Selaginellaceae
More example sentences
- The possibilities are endless - with a little bit of winter heat, you could grow pleiones and other terrestrial orchids; with permanent shading you could collect ferns, selaginellas and woodland plants like Soldanella.
- Also found here is shining club moss, which has membrane-like leaves and spore cases hidden at the base of each leaf, and the spike moss northern selaginella, which has short, needlelike, evergreen leaves.
Definition of selaginella in:
- The British & World English dictionary