Monographs Details: Schizaea poeppigiana J.W.Sturm
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Family:Schizaeaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Cuba, Hispaniola, Porto Rico. Costa Rica to Venezuela and Bolivia.Terrestrial and epipetric in the Guayana Highland from 1400 to 2000 m altitude.V E N E Z U E L A . Amazonas: Serrania Paru, Rio Ventuari, alt 2000 m, Cowan& Wurdack 31380 (NY, U S ) . Bolivar: Auyan-tepui, Rio Churun, alt 1690 m.Steyermark 93321 (NY, US, V E N ) ; Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui, alt 1910-1970 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 967 (NY, US); Ptari-tepui, south-facing shoulder, alt 1585 m, Steyermark 59471 (US); Cerro Venamo, southeast part, alt 1400-1450 m, Steyermark & Dunsterville 92517 (US); IMount Roraima, im Thurn 100 (K, U S ) .

Discussion:

Schizaea occidentalis Griseb., Cat. PI. Cub. 273. 1866. Type. "Prope villam Monte Verde dictam, Cuba Orientali," Wright 926 (probably GOET not seen; isotype US).

ISchizaea digitata var orbicularis Baker, Jour. Bot. Brit. For. 19: 208. 1881. Type, Medellin, Colombia, Whyte (K not seen).

Schizaea dichotoma (L.) J. E. Smith sensu Baker, Trans. Linn. Soc. II. Bot. 2: 295. 1887. Based on im Thurn 100 (K, US) from Mount Roraima.

Distribution:Cuba South America| West Indies| Puerto Rico South America| Costa Rica South America| Venezuela South America| Bolivia South America| Guyana South America|