Monographs Details: Trichomanes dactylites Sodiro
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. Northwestern Colombia to southem Venezuela and centralEcuador.Guayana Highland distribution. Epiphytic or occasionally epipetnc or terrestrialCOLOMBIA . Int. Meta: Cordillera de La Macarena, Renjifo Massif, 1300-1900 m Idrobo & Schultes 1163 (US). VENEZUELA . Edo. Bolivar: Meseta deJaua, Ceno Jaua, summit ofthe W-central portion ofthe meseta, 1922-2100 m,Steyermark 98096 (US, V E N ) ; Chimanta Massif, central-northeast sector of Chimanta-tepui, ca 2000 m , Steyermark, Huber & Carrefio E . 128203 (US, VEN);SW-facing slopes of Mt . Roraima between Rondon Ca mp and the base of the sandstone bluffs, 2040-2255 m , Steyermark 58981 (US).

Discussion:

Trichomanes elatum Desv., Mem. Soc. Linn., Paris 6: 327. 1827, non Forst., 1786. Type. "Habitat in America calidiori," without collector (holotype P not seen Cintract photo).

Trichomanes digitatum Sodiro, Rec. Crypt. Vase. Quit. 4. 1883, non Swartz, 1806. Type. Near the confluence ofthe Rio Napa with the Rio Pilaton, Pcia. Pichincha, Ecuador, 900 m, Sodiro (holotype Hb. Sod. not seen; presumable isotype US).

Type. A renaming of T digitatum Sod., and so based on the type of that name.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America| Ecuador South America| Guyana South America|