Monographs Details: Hymenophyllum trichomanoides Bosch
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 to Bolivia and Surinam.Guayana Highland distribution. Epiphytic, usually on tree trunks, or rarely terrestrial. VENEZUELA . Terr. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), Maguire & Politi 27615a (US); Below Lower C a m p Savanna, Maguire & Politi 27706, 27707 (both NY, US); Summit of Cerro Autana, 1230-1270 m, Steyermark 105219 (NY, U S , V E N ) ; Cerro de la Neblina, escarpment slopes above C a m p 3, 1600-1700 m , Maguire, Wurdack & Maguire 42049 (NY, U S ) . Edo. Bolivar: Cerro Guaiquinima, N Valley, 1600-1700 m , Maguire 33085 (NY, U S ) ; Chimanta Massif, Steyermark Falls on upper reaches of the Rio Tirica (left-hand fork) separating the E part of Apacara-tepui from the W part of Chimanta-tepui (Torono-tepui), 1700-1750 m , Steyermark 76002, 76007 (both F, N Y , US); N W slopes of Cerro V e n a m o , 1100 m , Steyermark & Nilsson 167 (US, V E N ) ; S W part of Cerro V e n a m o near the Guyana border, 1450-1500 m , Steyermark, Dunsterville & Dunsterville 92514 ( N Y , U S , V E N ) .

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Syntypes. Colombia, Moritz, Schomburgk. Quito, Pcia. Pichincha, Ecuador, Cuming. Guyana, Schomburgk (none seen). Near Tarapoto, Depto. S. Martin, Peru, Spruce 4696 (syntype K not seen, isosyntype P not seen photo 4620).

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