Monographs Details: Polypodium polypodioides var. polypodioides
Authority: Mickel, John T. & Beitel, Joseph M. 1988. Pteridophyte Flora of Oaxaca, Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 1-580.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Rare epiphyte at low elevations; Juchitán, Pochutla, Tuxtepec; 50-250 m. Mexico (Oax, Chis, Yuc); Guat to CR; Bahamas, WI, Trin; Ven. Oaxaca collections: 5127, 5791, 6851, 7218; Hallberg 1481 (NY); Martínez-C. 792 (US).

Discussion:This variety is distinguished by its fimbriate, non-acicular lower laminar scales and its occurrence at low elevation. Michel 5813 seems to be intermediate between var. polypodioides and var. aciculare.
Distribution:Mexico North America| Guatemala Central America| Costa Rica South America| Bahamas South America| West Indies| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Venezuela South America|