Monographs Details: Actinostachys pennula (Sw.) Hook.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, and Trinidad. Costa Rica. Venezuelato Peru, Suriname, and Brazil. In the Guayana Highland common on sandy or rockysoil among grasses at 100-1500 m altitude in the western (Colombian) portion, fromCerro Sipapo to Cerro Duida, Amazonas, Venezuela, and in the Mazaruni River Basinand on the Kaieteur Plateau, British Guiana.


Schizaea penntda Swartz, Syn. Fil. 150, 379. 1806. Type. "America meridionalis,'' "Habitat in America calidiore" (S not seen).

Schizaea trilateralis Schkuhr, Krypt. Gew. 1: 137, t. 136. 1809. Type. "Habitat in India occidentali circa Essequebum," British Guiana, Gartner (not seen).

Acrostichum pennula (Swartz) Poir. in Lam., Encyc. Suppl. 1: 125. 1810.

Schizaea penicillata Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. in L., Sp. PI. ed. 4. 5: 86. 1810, nom illeg. Based on S. pennida Swartz.

Actinostachys trilateralis (Schkuhr) J. Smith, Lond. Jour. Bot. 1: 202. 1842.

Distribution:Puerto Rico South America| Guadeloupe South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Costa Rica South America| Venezuela South America| Peru South America| Suriname South America| Brazil South America| Colombia South America| Guyana South America|