Monographs Details: Hymenophyllum apiculatum Kuhn
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. Colombia and Venezuela.Guayana Highland distribution. Epiphytic, usually on tree trunks, or occasionally terrestrial. VENEZUELA . Terr. Amazonas: S u m m i t of Cerro Yapacana, 1000-1200m , Steyermark & Bunting 103114 (US, V E N ) . S u m m i t of Cerro Marahuaca,2480-2500 m , Steyermark et al. 126024 (US, V E N ) . Edo. Bolivar: Summit ofthe west-central portion of Cerro Jaua, 1922-2100 m , Steyermark 98129 (US, V E N ) ; S u m m i t of W sector of Cerro Guaiquinima, 1540 m , Steyermark et al. 117491 (UC, V E N ) ; Auyan-tepui, above Guayaraca C a m p , Auyan-tepui, 1100 m , Vareschi & Foldats 4745 (US, V E N ) ; Chimanta Massif, Apacara-tepui, 2450- 2500 m , Steyermark 75869 (F, U S ) ; Chimanta Massif, Sarven-tepui, near C a m p 4, 1500 m , Wurdack 34084 ( N U , U S ) ; W end of Sororopan-tepui, Salto de Iwaracaru- merii, 1615 m , Steyermark 60228 (US).

Discussion:

Type. Near Colonia Tovar, Edo. Aragua, Venezuela, Fendler 32 (holotype B not seen, isotype U S ) .

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| Guyana South America|