This species is widespread in the Caribbean but uncommon in Central America and southern Mexico, where it is associated with limestone formations. Plants in this population did not exhibit proliferous leaves, which is typical of Caribbean plants.
Collection Data (W. Testo 1288)
Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Genus: Goniopteris C. Presl
- Species: Goniopteris reptans (J.F. Gmel.) C. Presl
- Common name(s):
- Location: San Agustin Lanquin – – – Alta Verapaz – Guatemala.
- Coordinates: 15°34'43"N 89°59'22"W
- Elevation: 400 m