Monographs Details: Trichomanes macilentum 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. Lowlands of southeastem Colombia and adjacent Brazil.Guayana Highland distribution. Apparently epipetric in the spray of waterfalls.C O L O M B I A . Comis. Vaupes: Cachivera Miriti, Rio Kananari, ca 250 m , Schultes& Cabrera 14410d (US); Puerto Colombia, opposite the Venezuelan town ofMaroa, and vicinity, ca 800-850 ft, Schultes, Baker & Cabrera 18235 (US).

Discussion:

Type. Near Barra, "Prov. Rio Negro," Est. Amazonas, Brazil, Spruce (holotype L not seen; probable isotypes K not seen Kramer photo, U S ) . T h e K e w specimen is also labelled " Ad cataractum fluvii Taruma, Spruce 1855,'' but is a mixed sheet. The U S specimen is dated "Dec-Mart 1850-51."

Distribution:Colombia South America| Brazil South America| Guyana South America|