Monographs Details: Trichomanes hostmannianum (Klotzsch) Kunze
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 eastem P e m through southemVenezuela to Surinam and Amazonian Brazil.Guayana Highland distribution. Terrestrial, or rarely epipetric, in shade in wetplaces. C O L O M B I A . Int. Meta: S part ofthe Sierra de L a Macarena, Rio Guayabero,235-700 m , Garcia Barriga & Jaramillo Mejia 17038 (COL, U S ) . Comis.Amazonas: Rio Miritiparana, Caiio Guacaya, ca 700 ft, Schultes & Cabrera 15716(US); Comis. Amazonas or Vaupes: Soratama, along the Rio Apaporis, ca 250m , Schultes & Cabrera 23624 (US), ca 900 ft, Schultes & Cabrera 16071 (US).Comis. Vaupes: Rio Pacoa (tributary ofthe Rio Apaporis), ca 900 ft, Schultes &Cabrera 15255 (US) and 15156a (both U S ) . V E N E Z U E L A : Terr. Amazonas:Yavita, 128 m , Ll. Williams 14038 (F, U S ) ; W of Caiio Pimichin, a little S ofCaserio Pimichin, 110 m , Huber 3400 ( M Y F , U S ) ; Capihuara, Alto Rio Casiquiare,120 m , Ll. Williams 15808 (US); San Carios de Rio Negro, 125 m,Steyermark & Bunting 102777 (US, V E N ) ; Between Esmeralda Savana and theSE base of Cerro Duida, 200 m , Steyermark 57792a (US). Edo. Bolivar: E oftheRio Paragua toward Cerro Guaiquinima, 285 m , Killip 37478 (US). G U Y A N A .Head ofthe Sum-a-gu-puh River, upper Mazaruni River basin, ca 470 m , Tillett& Tillett 45395 (NY, U S ) .

Discussion:

Neurophyllum hostmannianum (Klotzsch) Linnaea I8: 532 1844

Odontomanes hostmannianum (Klotzsch) Presl, Abhandl. K. Boehm. Gesell. Wiss. V, 6: 381

Neuromanes abruptum v. d. Bosch, Nederi. Kruid. Arch. 4: 350. 1858, nom. superfl. Type. An illegitimate renaming of N. hostmannianum Klotzsch, and so based on the type of that name.

Neurophyllum abruptum Fee (Mem. Fam. Foug. 1: 14, /. l,f. 5. 1845), which was cited by V. d. Bosch as a basionym, is a nom. nud. lacking a description and being an illustration without an analysis.

Ptilophyllum hostmannianum (Klotzsch) Prantl, Untersuch. Morph. Gefaesskrypt. 1: 49. 1875.

Trichomanes abruptum (v. d. Bosch) Christ, Hedwigia 44: 361. 1905, nom. superfl.

Trichomanes huberi Christ, Bull. Herb. Boiss. 6: 992. 1898. Type. Cunany [Cunani, Terr. Amapa, Brazil], Huber 1099 (holotype P not seen Weatherby photo).

Type. Surinam, Hostmann 75 (holotype B not seen; isotypes K not seen photos 19086, 19087, N Y , U not seen photo 126, U S ) . This collection also is the basis of Neuromanes affine Trev. (Atti Ist. Veneto II, 2: 163. 1851), a n o m . nud.

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