Monographs Details: Tectaria plantaginea var. confluens Morton
Authority: Proctor, George R. 1989. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53: 1-389.

Type. L. H. & E. Z. Bailey T-15, from Trinidad (US sheet no. 1,058,555), not A. C. Smith 10270 as stated in Fl. Lesser Ant. 2: 236. 1977.

This variety is characterized by having the sori inegularly elongate rather than round. T w o specimens from the Siena de Luquillo (without exact locality) in Puerto Rico have been seen.