This species was recently published by Colombian botanists Jose Murillo and Luz-Amparo Triana-Moreno. It can be diagnosed by the impressed veins and 2.5 mm long dark hairs on the lower rachis.

Murillo-A., J. and Triana-moreno, L.A., 2022. Novelties in Austroblechnum (Blechnaceae) from Colombia. Phytotaxa572(3), pp.268-274.

Collection Data (M. Sundue 5131)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 2-II-2022
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 5131
  • Collection Party: Alejandra Vasco, Weston Testo, Sarah Morris, Susana Vega, Jonatan Castro, Verónica Bedoya, Alejandro Marín, Arcangel Gómez
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat: Montane forest
  • Habit: Lithophyte
  • Specimen Locations: BRIT, F, HUA, VT
Additional Comments

On seepy wet cliff face. Sterile leaves arching, fertile leaves erect. Leaf texture rigid, veins impressed.

Collection Location