Stems tufted, variable. Leaves of 2 different sizes thoughout, densely distributed in flattened branches, yellowish to pale green, glossy below; upper median leaves with a long bristle. Needs shelter and warmth.
Mexico, C America
Bristly median leaves; large lateral leaves 3.5-5 mm long.
Source: (1995). Selaginellaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.