Monographs Details: Hymenophyllum trichophyllum Kunth
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. Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Panama. Venezuela to Boliviaand Guyana.Guayana Highland distribution. Epipetric on cliff faces or epiphytic on treetrunks. VENEZUELA . Edo. Bolivar: Meseta de Jaua, summit ofthe west-centralportion of Cerro Jaua, 1922-2100 m , Steyermark 96936 (US, VEN ) ; Meseta deJaua, S W portion of Cerro Jaua along the Rio Marajano, 1750-1800 m , Steyermark,Espinoza & Brewer-Carias 109471 (US, VEN ) ; Auyan-tepui, summit ofthe SE part ofthe NW arm, W ofthe Salto Churiin, 1850 m , Steyermark 93419(US, VEN) ; Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui, 2165-2180 m , Steyermark & Wurdack634 (NY, US ) ; Chimanta Massif, Apacara-tepui, ca 2200 m , Steyermark,Huber & Carrefio E . 128539 (US, VEN ) ; Ptari-tepui, 2285-2405 m , Steyermark59578 (US); Summit of M t . Roraima, 2700-2740 m , Steyermark 58907 (US);N E portion ofthe summit of M t . Roraima, 2750-2800 m , Steyermark, Brewer-Carias, Dunsterville & Dunsterville 112494 (US, VEN ) .

Discussion:

Hymenophyllum moritzianum Sturm in Mart., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 395. 1859. Type. Near Merida, Edo. Merida, Venezuela, Moritz 344 p. p. (holotype BR? not seen).

Hymenophyllum eriophorum v. d. Bosch, Nederi. Kruid. Arch. 5(3): 180. 1863. Type. "Andes of Quito," Pcia. Pichincha, Ecuador, Jameson 82 (holotype L not seen).

Hymenophyllum trichophyllum var. contractum Hieron., Hedwigia 45: 226. 1906, as "'contracta.'" Type. Mt. Tolima, Depto. Tolima, Colombia, Stuebel 43 (holotype B not seen).

Sphaerocionium trichophyllum (H.B.K.) Copel., Philippine J. Sci. 67: 32. 1938.

Type. Between CocoUar and El Guardia de S. Augustin, probably Edo. Monagas, Venezuela, Humboldt & Bonpland (holotype P not seen).

Distribution:Guatemala Central America| Costa Rica South America| Panama Central America| Venezuela South America| Bolivia South America| Guyana South America|