Monographs Details: Trichomanes roraimense Jenman
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. Endemic to the Guayana Highland of southem Venezuela.Guayana Highland distribution. Epipetric or occasionally terrestrial. VENEZUELA . Terr. Amazonas: C e n o Sipapo (Paraque), divide between Peaks I andIV, N rim, Maguire & Politi 28140 (NY, U S ) , S E slopes, Peak IV, Cafio Negrobasin, Maguire & Politi 28141 ( N Y , U S ) , Cafio Profundo, Maguire & Politi 28280(NY, U S ) ; Summit of C e n o de la Neblina, 1200-2200 m , Maguire, Wurdack &Maguire 42308 (NY, U S ) . Edo. Bolivar: Meseta de Jaua, C e n o Jaua, summit ofW-central portion ofthe Meseta, 1922-2100 m , Steyermark 97915 (US, VEN);C e n o Jaua, S W portion ofthe summit, 2228-2250 m , Steyermark, Espinoza &Brewer-Carias 109591 (US, V E N ) ; C e n o Jaua, S W portion ofthe summit, 1800m , Steyermark, Espinoza & Brewer-Carias 109449 (US, V E N ) ; Meseta de Jaua,N E portion of C e n o Sarisariiiama, 1400 m , Steyermark, Espinoza & Brewer-Carias 109171 (US, V E N ) ; N E portion of C e n o Sarisariiiama, 1320 m , Steyermark,Espinoza & Brewer-Carias 109066 (US, V E N ) ; Upper part of Auyan-tepui,2300 m , Vareschi & Foldats 4968 (UC, U S , V E N ) ; S u m m i t ofthe S E part oftheN W arm of Auyan-tepui, 1760 m , Steyermark 93673 (US, V E N ) ; Summit oftheN part ofthe S section of Auyan-tepui, 1660-1800 m , Steyermark 93713 (US,V E N ) ; Summit of the S part of Auyan-tepui, 2050-2300 m , Steyermark 93970(US, V E N ) ; Chimanta Massif, summit of Torono-tepui, 2165-2180 m , Steyermark& Wurdack 635 (NY, U S ) , 2150 m , Steyermark & Wurdack 1008 (NY,U S ) ; S u m m i t of Torono-tepui, along the Cafio Mojado, 1895-1910 m , Steyermark

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Type. Mt. Roraima, Edo. Bolivar, Venezuela, McConneU & Quelch. Jenman might have had Quelch & M c C o n n e U 108 (K not seen photo 19058 or, more likely, M c C o n n e U & Quelch 561 (K not seen photo 19059), which is labelled T roraimense Jenman, perhaps in Jenman's hand.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America|