This appears to be a species in Thelypteris subg. Amauropelta sect. Lepidoneuron following Smith’s 1974 classification. It appears similar to T. arborea, but differs by having fully 2-pinnate laminae. The habit is sub-scandent, reminiscent of T. pteroidea.
Collection Data (M. Sundue & A. Vasco 1326)
General Collection Data
- Date: 3-V-2007
- Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue & A. Vasco 1326
- Collection Party: M. Sundue & A. Vasco
- Det. History:
- Habitat: Sub-paramo woodland
- Habit: Terrestrial
- Specimen Locations:
Bosque muy húmedo montano alto, pendiente oriental de la cordillera Oriental. Terrestrial, along road and stream banks, rhizomes within soil, petioles ca. 0.5 m, fronds subscandent, rachis and petiole with large aerophores.