Monographs Details: Thelypteris patens (Sw.) Small var. patens
Authority: Proctor, George R. 1989. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53: 1-389.
Family:Thelypteridaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - General Distribution. Florida, Greater andLesser Antilles, Trinidad, and continental tropicalAmerica from Mexico to Argentina.Distribution in Puerto Rico. Of wide occurrence;recorded from Aibonito, Arecibo, Coamo,Florida, Lares, Manati, Maricao, Rio Grande,San German, San Sebastian, and Utuado, T o beexpected in most municipios. Virgin Islands. St.Croix, St. Thomas.Habitat. Shaded banks, roadside ditches, bordersof clearings, and along stony beds of streamsand rivers at chiefly middle elevations (190-680 m), frequent or common.

Distribution:United States of America North America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Mexico North America| Argentina South America| Puerto Rico South America| Virgin Islands South America|