Monographs Details: Trichomanes humboldtii Lellinger
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 Colombia and southem Venezuela to northemBrazil and central PeruGuayana Highland distribution. Terrestrial in wet, sandy savannas. C O L O M BIA.Comis. Amazonas: Rio Caqueta, M o n c h o a (caserio Huitoto-Nipode), Sastre& RaichelD. 5042 (P, U S ) . Comis. A m a z o n a s or Vaupes: Rio Apaporis, Jirijirimo,250 m , Garcia-Barriga 13746 (COL, U S ) ; Cachivera de Jirijirimo and vicinity,Schultes & Cabrera 12375, 12391a, and 12440 (all U S ) . Comis. Vaupes: RioNegro, San Felipe and vicinity (below the confluence of the Rio Guainia and theRio Casiquiare), ca 600 ft, Schultes, Baker & Cabrera 18020 (US); Rio Vaupes,Yutica between Mitu and Javarete, Schultes & Cabrera 19368 (US); Rio Vaupes,Circasia, ca 800 ft, Schultes & Cabrera 19686 (US). V E N E Z U E L A . Edo. Bolivar:Alto Rio Cuyuni, 2 k m S of the Rio Chibau, Maguire, Steyermark & Maguire53545 ( N Y , U S ) ; G r a n Sabana, Santa Elena, T a m a y o 3053 (US).

Discussion:

Trichomanes heterophyllum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd., Sp. Pl. ed. 4, 5: 503. 1810, non T. heterophyllum (J. E. Smith) Poir., 1808, nom. illeg. Type. Javita, Rio Negro, Est. Amazonas, Brazil, Humboldt (holotype B-Hb. Willd. not seen Tryon photo).

Homoeotes heterophylla (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Presl, Abhandl. Boehm. Gesell. Wiss. V, 5: 332. 1848.

Type. A n o m . nov. for T heterophyllum H u m b . & Bonpl. ex Willd., n o n Poir., and so based on the type of T. heterophyllum.

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