Monographs Details: Hymenophyllum asplenioides (Sw.) Sw.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1984. The Botany of the Guyana Highland - Part XII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 38: 1-84.
Family:Hymenophyllaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - General distribution. Greater Antilles. Southern Mexico to Venezuela and Guyana. Southem Brazil.Guayana Highland distribution. Epiphytic on tree trunks. V E N E Z U E L A . Edo. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, S E portion of Apacara-tepui, 1700-1850 m , Steyermark 75965 (NY, U S ) ; S W portion of Cerro V e n a m o near the Guyana border, 1220-1275 m , Steyermark, Dunsterville & Dunsterville 92735 (US, V E N ) . G U Y A N A . Mt. Ayanganna, upper Mazaruni River basin, 800-900 m , Tillett, Tillett & Boyan 45168 (NY, US).

Discussion:

Trichomanes asplenioides Swartz, Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. Prodr. 136. 1788.

Mecodium asplenioides (Swartz) Copel., Philippine J. Sci. 67: 26. 1938.

Type. Jamaica, Swartz (holotype S not seen photo 6160, isotype B-Hb. Willd. 20217 not seen, Tryon photo).

Distribution:Mexico North America| Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America|