Monographs Details: Asplenium radicans var. cirrhatum (Willd.) Rosenst.
Authority: Proctor, George R. 1989. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53: 1-389.
Family:Aspleniaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - General Distribution. Greater Antilles except Cuba, Guadeloupe, and continental tropical America from Guatemala to Brazil and Bolivia.Distribution in Puerto Rico. Known from a few localities in the Siena de Luquillo and Siena de Cayey; recorded from Cayey and Rio Grande.Habitat. O n mossy boulders and tree-trunks in wet forest at middle elevations (480-800 m), rare.

Discussion:

Basionym. Asplenium cirrhatum L. C. Richard ex Willdenow in Linnaeus, Sp. pl. 5: 321.1810.

Type. L. C. Richard, from Guadeloupe (Herb. Willd. 19894, B, isotype P).

Syn. Asplenium rhizophorum var. cirrhatum (L. C. Richard ex Willdenow) Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W.L 684. 1864.

Asplenium rhizophorum of Jenman, Fems Brit. W. Ind. 172. 1907, not Linnaeus, 1764.

Chamaefilix cirrhatum (L. C. Richard ex Willdenow) Farwell, Amer. Midi. Nat. 12: 270. 1931.

Distribution:Cuba South America| Guatemala Central America| Brazil South America| Guadeloupe South America| Bolivia South America|