This species was very common in disturbed woods along the Rio Calderas above Boquete. The plants were far larger than other populations of this species that I have observed in Costa Rica.
Collection Data (W. Testo 1003)
Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Pteridaceae
- Genus: Pteris L.
- Species: Pteris muricata Hook.
- Common name(s):
General Collection Data
- Date: 29-01-2016
- Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1003
- Collection Party: W.L. Testo and C.A. Lopez
- Det. History: W Testo, February 2016
- Habitat: Montane forest
- Habit: Terrestrial
- Specimen Locations: AAU, PMA, VT
Common in open areas in forest.