Monographs Details: Trichomanes ankersii C.Parker ex Hook. & Grev.
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. Eastem Venezuela to Surinam south and west to A m a zonianBrazil, Peru, and Bolivia.Guayana Highland distribution. Hemiepiphytic on tree trunks. V E N E Z U E L A .Edo. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, lower N W slopes of Abacapa-tepui, 420 m , Steyermark74746 (NY, U S ) .

Discussion:

Trichomanes commutatum Sturm in Mart., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 261. 1859. Syntypes. Near Tanaii, Rio Acara, Est. Para, Spruce 414 (syntype B not seen); and Mt. Canuku, Guyana, Rich. Schomburgk 1215 p. p. (syntype B not seen; isotype K not seen Kramer photo).

Trichomanes guianense SXnrm in Mart., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 262. 1859. Type. Demerara, Guyana, Rich. Schomburgk 1215 p. p. (holotype B not seen). Possibly based on juvenile material.

Type. Demerara, Guyana, Ankers (holotype K not seen Kramer photo).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Suriname South America| Brazil South America| Peru South America| Bolivia South America| Guyana South America|