Stems tufted, rooting only at the base, curling inwards when dry. Leaves thick and stiff, pale yellow-green, those of the central rows white-margined and at least those of the terminal branches, in 4 ranks; old leaves pale brown to buff. Needs shelter and warmth.
Mexico, C &S America. Potentially weedy.
Leaves pale below.
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.