Monographs Details: Pteridium aquilinum subsp. caudatum (L.) Bonap.
Authority: Mori, S. A., et al. 1997. Guide to the vascular plants of central French Guiana: Part 1. Pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and monocotyledons. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 76: 1-422.
Description:Species Description - Fronds 1-3 m tall, 3- or 4-pinnate; petiole yellow or straw-colored, brown at base, shorter than blade; blade ovate to triangular, the ultimate segments ovate to linear, glabrous or pubescent below, the midrib with membranous wing. Generally encountered at lowland forest margins but also in open, disturbed areas to 650 m.