Monographs Details: Anemia villosa Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Family:Anemiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Peru and eastern coastal Brazil to Venezuela and Suriname. In the Guayana Highland known only from among rocks on Mount Roraima. V E N E ZU E L A . Bolivar: Mount Roraima, im Thurn 263 (US); Mount Roraima, Philipp Camp, alt 1560-1800 m, Tate 317 (US); Mount Roraima, Glycon Swamp and vicinity,alt 1830-1920 m, Steyermark 58632 (US).

Discussion:

Anemia obtusa Desv., Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin Mag. 5: 308. 1811. Type. "Habitat in Bonaria" (not seen).

Osmunda villosa (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Poir. in Lam., Encyc. Suppl. 4: 231. 1816.

Aneimia ferruginea a minor Presl, Rel. Haenk. 1: 75. 1825. Based on .4. villosa Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. in L.

Aneimia villosa y humboldtiana Presl, Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 83. 1845. Based on .4. villosa Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. in L. An illegitimate name for the typical variety.

Aneimia oblonga Sturm in Mart., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 206. 1859. Syntypes. "Brasilia oriental!," Pohl (not seen; isosyntype B R not seen, photo 4792 US) Schiich (not seen), and "Prope

Rio de Janeiro," Sellow (B not seen).

Aneimia flexuosa fi oblonga (Sturm) Prantl, Untersuch. Morph. Gefasskrypt. 2: 94. 1881.

Aneimia flexuosa y villosa (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Prantl, Untersuch. Morph. Gefasskrypt 2: 95. 1881.

Anemia tomentosa (Sav.) Swartz sensu J. G. Baker, Trans. Linn. Soc. II. Bot. 2: 295. 1887. Based on im Thurn 263.

Aneimia tomentosa (Sav.) Swartz sensu Posthumus, Ferns Surinam 165. 1928. Based in part on schomburgk 46 (BM not seen) and im Thurn 263 from Mount Roraima

Ameimia tomentosa var oblonga (Sturm) Farw., Am. Midl. Nat. 12:307. 1931

Hemianemia villosa (Humb.& Bonpl. ex Wild.) Reed, Bol. Soc. Brot. II. 21 162 1948

Aneimia tomentosa var oblonga (Sturm) Farw., Am. Midi. Nat. 12: 307. 1931. Hemianemia villosa (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Reed, Bol. Soc. Brot. II. 21: 162. 1948. Type. "In sylvosis prope montem Saca Manteca inter Catuaro et Cariaco, altitudine 190 hexap. (Prov. Cuman)," (according to Humboldt, Bonpland, and Kuntch, Nov. Gen. & Sp. fol. ed.1: 26 1815) Venezuela, Humboldt & Bonpland (B not seen, Tryon phot US)

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