Monographs Details: Adiantum tomentosum Klotzsch
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. Colombia to Peru, Brazil, and the Guayanas. Terrestrial, often along streams.Guayana Highland distribution. COLOMBIA. Amazonas: Caño Peritomé, tributary below Raudal Yayacopi, Río Apaporís, alt ca 225 m, Schultes & Cabrera 15521 (US); Caño Guacayá, Río Miritiparaná, alt ca 210 m, Schultes & Cabrera 15722 (US). Amazonas-Vaupés: Soratama, between the Río Pacoa and the Río Kananarí, Río Apaporís, alt ca 250 m, Schultes & Cabrera 12706, 16136, 16164 (all US), Jinogoje and vicinity (at mouth of Rio Piraparaná), Río Apaporís, alt ca 210 m, Schultes & Cabrera 16649 (US); Lagunas del Churuco, Río Apaporís, alt 280 m, Garcia-Barriga 13642 (US).

Discussion:

Adiantum klotzschianum Hook., Sp. Fil. 2: 21, t. 82C. 1851, non Presl. 1836, nom. superfl.

Type. British Guiana, Kanuku Mountains, Rich. Schomburgk 1202 (K not seen).

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