Monographs Details: Trichomanes sellowianum C.Presl
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. Central Colombia to central Peru and Bolivia to southem Venezuela and southeastern Brazil. Guayana Highland distribution. Terrestrial. VENEZUELA . Ten. Amazonas: Senania Yutaje, Cafio Yutaje, 1200 m , Maguire & Maguire 35402 (NY, U S ) ;Ceno Huachamacari, Maguire, C o w a n & Wurdack 29888 ( N Y , U S ) ; Peak no. 7, summit of M t . Duida, 7100 ft, Tate 663 ( N Y , U S ) . Edo. Bolivar: Auyan-tepui, vicinity of campamento El Penon, 1850 m , Vareschi & Foldats 4798 (US, V E N ); Summit of the part of the S section of Auyan-tepui along the Rio Churun, 1690m , Steyermark 93293 and 93297 (both U S , V E N ) ; S u m m i t ofthe SE part of theNW arm of Auyan-tepui, 1800 m , Steyermark 93645 (US, V E N ) ; Meseta delJaua, N E portion of Cerro Sarisariiiama, 700 m , 10 Feb 1976, Brewer-Carias(US, V E N ) ; Chimanta Massif, S W part of Apacara-tepui, 1210-1600 m , Steyermark75055 (NY, U S ) ; Central section of the Chimanta Massif, vicinity ofupper falls ofthe Rio Tirica above S u m m i t C a m p , 1940-1950 m , Steyermark & Wurdack 526 (NY); Chimanta Massif, Amuri-tepui ( W sector of Acopan-tepui), ca 1850 m , Steyermark, Huber & Carrefio E. 128627 (US, V E N ) ; Sta. Elena, Gran Sabana, T a m a y o 3052 (US); Sierra de L e m a , Headwaters of the Rio Chicanan, 500 m , Steyermark 89596 (US, V E N ) ; S W part of Cerro V e n a m o near the Guyana border, 950-1400 m , Steyermark, Dunsterville & Dunsterville 92302 (US, V E N ).

Discussion:

Trichomanes maximum Pohl ex Kunze, Linnaea 21: 240. 1848, non Blume. Type. Cordonpad near Joden Savanna, Surinam, Nov 1845, Kegel (holotype LZ destroyed?).

Trichomanes sellowianum var. decrescens Rosenst., Repert. Sp. Nov. Fedde 21: 345. 1925. Type. Santa Anna, Est. Sao Paulo, Brazil Brade 4398 (holotype S not seen).

Type. Brazil, Sellow (holotype B-Hb. Bras. 197 not seen or PR not seen; probable isotype K not seen photo 19071).

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