Monographs Details: Vittaria stipitata Kuntze
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. Greater Antilles. Guatemala to Bolivia and Brazil. Epiphytic, usually above 500 m altitude in North America and 1000 m altitude in South America.Guayana Highland distribution. VENEZUELA: Bolívar: Mt. Roraima, im Thurn 212 (US). COLOMBIA: Vaupés: Río Guayabero, alt 240 m, Cuatrecasas 7546 (US). Meta: Sierra de la Macarena, Renjifo Massif, alt 1300-1900 m, Idrobo & Schultes 977 (F,US).

Discussion:

Taeniopsis stipitata (Kunze) Moore, Ind. Fil. xxxiii. 1857.

Oetosis stipitata (Kunze) Farw., Am. Midl. Nat. 12: 291. 1931.

Type. Pampayaco, Peru, Poeppig Diar. 1121 (LZ destroyed; isotype P seen by Tryon, Contr. Gray Herb. 194: 215. 1964).

Distribution:Guatemala Central America| Bolivia South America| Brazil South America| Guyana South America|