Selliguea dekockii is close to S. bellisquamata, and might be regarded as merely a dimorphic variant of the latter, were it not for the constant differences in rhizome structure (the distinct sclerenchyma sheath) and rhizome scales (acute, with a wrinkled apex).
Selliguea dekockii in Blumea 43: 40. 1998
- ≡Pleopeltis dekockii in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg II: Appendix. 1911
- ≡Crypsinus dekockii, Gen. Fil.: 206. 1947
- Unknown type category: de Kock 44 .