Selaginella pulcherrima means a beautiful plant resembling a small Selago. People commonly call the plant “spike moss” due to its mossy qualities. It has low, moss-like growth and produces spores like ferns for reproduction. Most varieties don’t grow more than a few inches tall.It belongs to the selaginella genus, the sole genus of plants in the Selaginellaceae family. It’s native to tropical regions around the world, but it has become a popular houseplant.Due to its unique characteristics, this plant requires special care, including specific types of soil and watering schedules.