Monographs Details: Antrophyum jenmanii Benedict
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.
Family:Pteridaceae
Description:Species Description - Plants epilithic or epiphytic. Rhizomes short, with dark brown scales 3-5 mm long. Roots not surrounded by yellow pubescence. Fronds 20-30 X 3.5-6 cm; petiole winged, 2-5 cm long; blade oblanceolate, decurrent at base, obtuse at apex, membranous; veins reticulate, with >7 rows of areoles at widest part of blade. Sori superficial, in zig-zag pattern along veins.

Distribution and Ecology - Rare, along creeks in lowland forest.