Monographs Details: Trichomanes pedicellatum Desv.
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 - Plants epiphytic. Rhizomes long-creeping, covered with
dark brown hairs 1-2 mm long. Fronds monomorphic, pinnatifid
or more divided; petiole winged, 2-3 mm long, covered
with opal-colored hairs; rachis winged; blade lanceolate
and 2-8 X 1-2 cm in juveniles, oblong and 5-15 X 1.5-6
cm in adults, the segments alternate, 10-30 on each side of
blade, 4-10 mm wide, lobed, the lobes bifid or often pinnate. Involucres lateral, conical, 1 mm long, generally located at
base of segments, sometimes at apex as well, with pedicel 1
Distribution and Ecology - On tree trunks in lowland forest.