Monographs Details: Eriosorus hispidulus (Kunze) Vareschi var. hispidulus
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Pteridaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - General distribution. Porto Rico; Guatemala; Colombia to British Guayana. Terrestrial or epipetric.Guayana Highland distribution. VENEZUELA. Bolívar: E of W branch of headwaters of the Río Tirica, Chimanta Massif, alt 2120 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 719 (NY); Slope leading to summit of Apácara-tepuí, Chimanta Massif, alt 20002150 m, Steyermark 75820 (NY, US); Base of sandstone bluff, Cerro Uananapán, S of Uei-tepuí between Luepa and Cerro Venamo, alt 1400 m, Steyermark & Nilsson 760 (US); Crest of cerro between E and W end, Sororopán-tepuí, alt 2255 m, Steyermark 60109 (US); Uppermost west-facing escarpment, Ilu-tepuí, alt 2600 m, Maguire 33513 (US, NY, VEN); Southwest-facing side, Mount Roraima, alt 2100-2255 m, Steyermark 58714 (US); Upper slope, Mt. Roraima, im Thurn 164 (US), 197 (US) [intermediate between E. hispidulus var hispidulus and E. flexuosus].

Discussion:

Jamesonia hispidula Kunze, Bot. Zeit. 2: 739. 1844. Type. Caracas, Venezuela, Moritz 72 (LZ, destroyed).

Gymnogramma hispidula (Kunze) Klotzsch, Linnaea 20: 407. 1847.

Gymnogramma ottonis Kunze ex Klotzsch, Linnaea 20: 408. 1847. Type. Northern Cordillera of Venezuela, Otto 630 (B not seen photo US; isotypes BM photo US, G, K, fragment NY none seen).

Anogramma ottonis (Kunze ex Klotzsch) Fee, Gen. Fil. 185. 1850-52 [1852].

Psilogramme hispidula (Kunze) Kuhn, Festschr. 50 Jahr Jub. K. Realschule Berl. 341 [Chaetopt. 21] 1882.

Psilogramme ottonis (Kunze ex Klotzsch) Kuhn, Festschr. 50 Jahr Jub. K. Realschule Berl. 340 [Chaetopt. 20] 1882.

Eriosorus ottonis (Kunze ex Klotzsch) Vareschi, FI. Venez. 1(2): 638. 1969.

Type. Caracas, Venezuela, Moritz 72. For a comment on the typification, see Tryon (Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 112. 1970).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Puerto Rico South America| Guatemala Central America| Colombia South America| Guyana South America|